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Affiliated Faculty


 

 

 

 

 

Ian Ayres
Ian Ayres
Yale Law School. (webpage)

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

Nicholas Barberis
Nicholas Barberis
Finance, SOM. (webpage)

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)

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
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

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

 
 

Zoe Chance
Zoë Chance (webpage)
Marketing, SOM.

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

James Choi
James Choi
Finance, SOM. (webpage)

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

 

 

Jason Dana
Jason Dana
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

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

Ravi Dhar
Ravi Dhar
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

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)

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

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

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

 
 

Shane Frederick
Shane Frederick
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

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, Cognitive Science. (webpage)

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)

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)

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

 
 

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

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

Christine Jolls
Christine Jolls
Yale Law School. (webpage)

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

 
 

Dan Kahan
Dan Kahan
Yale Law School. (webpage)

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

Dean Karlan
Dean Karlan
Yale Economics. (webpage)

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

 
 

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

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

Hedy Kober
Hedy Kober
Psychiatry, YSM. (webpage)

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)

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

Daeyeol Lee
Daeyeol Lee
Neurobiology,YSM. (webpage)

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

 
 

Anthony Leiserowitz
Anthony Leiserowitz
FES. (webpage)

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)

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

 
 

George Newman
George Newman
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

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Nathan Novemsky
Nathan Novemsky
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

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)

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

Nell Putnam-Farr
Nell Putnam-Farr
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

Fields: Consumer Behavior
Topics: Satisfaction & Persistence, Motivation, Framing

 
 

David Rand
David Rand
Yale Psychology. (webpage)

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

Taly Reich
Taly Reich
Marketing, SOM. (webpage)

Fields:
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Gregory Samanez-Larkin
Gregory Samanez-Larkin
Yale Psychology. (webpage)

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)

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)

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)

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

 
 

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Nina Strohminger
Marketing, SOM.(webpage)

Fields:Social Cognition, Consumer Behavior
Topics: Moral judgment, self & identity, emotion

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

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

 
 

Hongjun Yan
Hongjun Yan
Finance, SOM. (webpage)

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

 

 
 

Doctoral Students


 
 

Liz Friedman
Liz Friedman
Marketing, SOM.

Fields: Judgment and Decision Making, Consumer Behavior
Topics: Framing effects, heuristics and biases, preference formation

Margaret Gorlin
Margarita Gorlin
Marketing, SOM.

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

 
 

Winnie Jiang
Winnie Jiang
Organizations & Management, SOM.

Fields: Organizational Behavior, Psychology
Topics: Career decision-making, career path change, career and life, motivations and happiness

Amanda Levis
Amanda Levis
Marketing, SOM.

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

 
 

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
Topics:

 
 

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

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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

 
 

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Jordon Swain
Organizations & Management, SOM.

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Lab Managers


 
 

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Jessica Halten (email)
Organizational Behavior and Marketing, SOM.

 

 

 
 
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