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SIU doctoral students win national award for conspicuous consumption research paper


Ramin Bagherzadeh and Jose Saavedra Torres research paper earned national recognition as The Pearson Education Michael Solomon Best Paper in Consumer Behavior Track. 

Through preliminary research, Bagherzadeh, and Torres studied perceptions people have of themselves and their status in relation to their purchasing habits. They learned that people who feel somewhat powerless in their lives are more likely to believe that buying expensive items increases their power and status, leading them to more conspicuous consumption. For more information click here.