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Affiliated Faculty


 

 

 

 

 

Ian Ayres
Ian Ayres
Yale Law School. (webpage here)

Fields: Law and Economics
Topics: Incentives and Commitments, Retirement Investment, Civil Rights, Contracts

Nicholas Barberis
Nicholas Barberis
Finance, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Behavioral Finance
Topics: Applications of cognitive psychology to understanding investor trading behavior and the pricing of financial assets

 

Judson Brewer
Judson Brewer
Psychiatry, YSM. (webpage here)

Fields: Addiction, Psychiatry
Topics: The role of stress and self-control in addiction and how they are impacted by mindfulness training

Daylian Cain
Daylian M. Cain
Organizational Behavior, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Judgment & Decision Making, Behavioral Ethics
Topics: Conflicts of Interest & Disclosure, (Reluctant) Altruism, Overconfidence.

 
 

Zoe Chance
Zoë Chance (webpage here)
Marketing, SOM.

Fields: Consumer Behavior
Topics: Consumer well-being, self-deception, behavior change

James Choi
James Choi
Finance, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance
Topics: Household Finance, Social Identity, and Asset Pricing

 

 

Jason Dana
Jason Dana
Organizational Behavior, SOM

Fields: Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Ethics
Topics: Social Preference, Perceptions of Fairness

Ravi Dhar
Ravi Dhar
Marketing, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Consumer Behavior and Branding, Marketing Management, and Marketing Strategy
Topics: Using psychological and economic principles to investigate fundamental aspects about the formation of consumer preferences

 
 

Yarrow Dunham
Yarrow Dunham
Developmental Psychology, Yale Psychology and Cognitive Science Program (webpage here)

Fields: Social Cognition, Cognitive Development
Topics: Intergroup social cognition, prosocial behavior, stereotyping & prejudice

Constanҫa Esteves-Sorenson
Constanҫa Esteves-Sorenson
Economics; Organizational Behavior, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Behavioral Economics, Labor Economics, Applied microeconomics
Topics: Inertia, wage gaps, learning

 
 

Shane Frederick
Shane Frederick
Marketing, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Consumer Behavior
Topics: Intertemporal choice, decision making under risk, the role of cognitive abilities on preferences, and preference measurement

Tamar Szabo Gendler
Tamar Szabo Gendler
Philosophy, Cognitice Science. (webpage here)

Fields: Philosophy of Psychology, Epistemology
Topics: Implicit/explicit attitude discrepancies, implicit racism, self-awareness and self-deception

 
 

Alan Gerber
Alan Gerber
Yale Political Science. (webpage here)

Fields and Topics: Application of experimental methods to the study of campaign communications; experimental evaluations of many campaigns and fundraising programs, both partisan and non-partisan in nature

William Goetzmann
William Goetzmann
Finance, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields and Topics: Global investing, forecasting stock markets, selecting mutual fund managers, housingas investment, and the risk and return of art

 
 

Donald Green
Donald Green
Yale Political Science. (webpage here)

Fields and Topics: Voting behavior, partisanship, campaign finance, rationality, research methodology, and hate crime

Ifat Levy
Ifat Levy
Comparative Medicine and Neurobiology, YSM. (webpage here)

Fields: Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroeconomics
Topics: Risk and ambiguity, Neural Representation of Value

 
 

Christine Jolls
Christine Jolls
Yale Law School. (webpage here)

Fields and Topics: Employment Law, Privacy Law, Behavioral Law and Economics, and Government Administration

Dan Kahan
Dan Kahan
Yale Law School. (webpage here)

Fields: Cultural Cognition
Topics: Perception, Science Communication, Legal and Regulatory Decisionmaking

 
 

Dean Karlan
Dean Karlan
Yale Economics. (webpage here)

Fields: Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, Political Economy, Field Experiments
Topics: Social policies, fundraising, voting, and education

Joshua Knobe
Joshua Knobe
Philosophy, Cognitive Science. (webpage here)

Fields: Moral cognition, Theory-of-mind
Topics: Intentional action, causation, and their relationship to morality

 
 

Hedy Kober
Hedy Kober
Psychiatry, YSM. (webpage here)

Fields and Topics: Emotion-cognition interaction and their neural correlates, change (behavioral, cognitive, emotional, neural), craving and the regulation of craving, imaging methods, cognitive therapy, mindfulness and meditation.  

Matthew Kotchen
Matthew Kotchen
Economics, FES. (webpage here)

Fields: Environmental and Public Economics
Topics: Climate change, charitable giving, applied game theory

 
 

Daeyeol Lee
Daeyeol Lee
Neurobiology,YSM. (webpage here)

Fields: Neuroeconomics
Topics: Behavioral game theory, reinforcement learning, prefrontal cortex and basal ganglia

Anthony Leiserowitz
Anthony Leiserowitz
FES. (webpage here)

Fields: Risk Perception, Decision Making & Behavior, Risk Communication
Topics: climate change, interpretive communities of risk, analytic vs. experiential processing

 
 

Barry Nalebuff
Barry Nalebuff
Economics, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Business Strategy, Game Theory
Topics: Randing from strategy to pricing, bidding to bargaining, and innovation to incentives

George Newman
George Newman
Organizational Behavior, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields:
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Nathan Novemsky
Nathan Novemsky
Marketing, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Psychology, Judgement and Decision Making
Topics: How consumers evaluate and use different types of information; what information consumers find easy to evaluate and readily use in deciding how much they are willing to pay for various products; what information consumers use to form an aggregate judgment of the enjoyment of an experience.

Benjamin Polak
Benjamin Polak
Economics, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Economic Theory, Economic History
Topics: Decision theory, Game theory

 
 

Gregory Samanez-Larkin
David Rand
Yale Psychology (webpage here)

Fields: Psychology, Behavioral Economics, Evolutionary Game Theory
Topics: Cooperation and Altruism, Social Cognition, Norms and Cultural Variation

Gregory Samanez-Larkin
Gregory Samanez-Larkin
Yale Psychology (webpage here)

Fields: Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioral Finance
Topics: Individual differences in decision making across the life span, frontostriatal structure and function

 
 

Laurie Santos
Laurie Santos
Yale Psychology. (webpage here)

Fields: Psychology/Primate Cognition
Topics: Comparative decision-making in monkeys, prospect theory, cognitive dissonance, moral decision-making, experimental economics in monkeys

Robert Shiller
Robert Shiller
Economics, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Financial Economics, Behavioral Finance
Topics: Financial markets, behavioral economics, macroeconomics, real estate, statistical methods, and public attitudes, opinions and moral judgments regarding market

 
 

Jiwoong Shin
Jiwoong Shin
Marketing, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Quantitative and Behavioral Marketing
Topics: Retail competition and marketing strategy

Xiao-Jing Wang
Xiao-Jing Wang
Neurobiology, YSM. (webpage here)

Fields: Computational Neuroscience
Topics: Neurobiology of Decision-making, prefrontal cortex, dynamical systems

 
 

Hongjun Yan
Hongjun Yan
Finance, SOM. (webpage here)

Fields: Finance
Topics: Asset Pricing with frictions: Heterogeneous Beliefs, Learning, Reputation and Bounded Rationality

   
 

Post-doctoral Associates


 
 

Ellen Furlong
Ellen Furlong
Yale Psychology.

Fields: Developmental / Comparative Psychology
Topics: Cognitive constraints to decision-making, comparative decision-making in monkeys and development of decision-making in children. 

   
 

Doctoral Students


 
 

Ernest Baskin
Ernest Baskin
Marketing, SOM.

Fields: Psychology, Judgment and Decision Making, Consumer Behavior
Topics: Social Exchange, Context Effects, Task Effects on Choice, Gambling and Motivation

Jennifer Danilowitz
Jennifer Danilowitz
Marketing, SOM.

Fields: Consumer Behavior, Judgment and Decision Making
Topics: Context Effects, Moral Decision Making, Charitable Giving

 
 

Margaret Gorlin
Margarita Gorlin
Marketing, SOM.

Fields: Behavioral Decision Making, Consumer Behavior
Topics: Effect of emotions on consumer decisions; goals and decision-making

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Eunice Kim
Marketing, SOM.

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Amanda Levis
Amanda Levis
Marketing, SOM.

Fields:
Topics :uncertainty/risk, intertemporal choice, fairness

Kristi Leimgruber
Jong Min Kim
Marketing, SOM.

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Venkat R. Lakshminarayanan
Venkat R. Lakshminarayanan
Yale Psychology.

Fields: Psychology/Primate Cognition
Topics: comparative decision-making in monkeys, prospect theory, social cognition, experimental economics in monkeys

Kristi Leimgruber
Kristi Leimgruber
Yale Psychology.

Fields: Developmental Psychology, Primate Cognition
Topics: Strategic Pro-social Behavior, Theory of Mind, Moral Decision Making, Fairness, Competition

 
 

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Steven Malliaris
Finance, SOM.

Fields: Behavioral finance, asset pricing
Topics: Reputation, leverage, slow-moving capital

Andrew Meyer
Andrew Meyer
Marketing, SOM.

Fields: Consumer Behavior
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Adam Pearson
Adam Pearson
Social Psychology, Yale.

Fields: Social Cognition, Diversity & Intergroup Relations
Topics: Intergroup Perception, Affective Biases, Intergroup Goal Pursuit, Social Coordination in Groups

Jeremy Shen
Jeremy Shen
Cognitive Science, Yale.

Fields: Behavioral finance, asset pricing
Topics: Reputation, leverage, slow-moving capital

 
 

Mark Sheskin
Mark Sheskin
Yale Psychology.

Fields: Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Morality
Topics: fairness, costly punishment, competitive altruism

Rosanna Smith
Rosanna Smith
Organizations & Management, SOM.

Fields: Organizational Behavior
Topics: Authenticity, Creativity

 
 

Randy Stein
Randy Stein
Yale Psychology.

Fields: Social Psychology, Consumer Behavior
Topics: Conformity, Resistance, Metaphorical Thinking, Charitable Behavior

 

 

 

Lab Managers


 
 

Andrew Meyer
Andrew Pearlmutter (email)
Organizational Behavior and Marketing, SOM.

 

 

 
 
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