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Behavioural Economics

 

How are financial decisons made? What are the psychological, cognitive, and emotional forces driving the market? Our behavioural economics speakers study the deeply human motivations shaping enormous financial trends.

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Charles Montgomery

Urban Design Consultant, Award-Winning Journalist, & Author of Happy City

How can we be happier in cities? Charles Montgomery looks for answers at the intersection of urban design and the new science of happiness. In psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral economics, and i...

Adam Alter

New York Times Bestselling Author of Drunk Tank Pink and Irresistible

Adam Alter is a bestselling author who studies how we think and decide—how consumers spend, doctors diagnose, judges punish, and investors invest. In his new book, Irresistible, he explores how tech c...

Shlomo Benartzi

Author of The Smarter Screen, a book about online behavior

We live in a world of screens. Many of us now spend the majority of our waking lives interacting with technological devices. Behavioral economist Shlomo Benartzi is studying how we think differently o...

Chia-Jung Tsay

Expert in Decision-Making and the Psychology of Negotiations | Assistant Professor in the UCL School of Management

Are we ever really aware of why we choose the things we do? For example, do certain visual cues sway us disproportionately? Do we prefer natural talents to hard work? Chia-Jung Tsay studies judgment b...

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Author of Everybody Lies | Former Google Data Scientist | New York Times Opinion Writer | Wharton Visiting Lecturer

In Everybody Lies—a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller—Seth Stephens-Davidowitz explores how Google searches open an unprecedented window into human behavior, choice, and decision-makin...

Rob Walker

Author of Buying In

A witty, uncompromising voice on consumer behavior, marketing, design, and pop culture, Rob Walker has been called “the most trenchant psychoanalyst of our consumer selves” by Michael Pollan. In new t...

David Rand

Expert in Human Cooperation | Associate Professor of Psychology, Economics & Management at Yale University

How do we get people to cooperate—even when pitching in means sacrificing time, energy, and resources? Ask David Rand. He’s a behavioral economist who studies the benefits of cooperation: essential fo...

Francesca Gino

Author of Sidetracked, Behavioral Scientist, and Harvard Business School Prof

Small, simple, and seemingly irrelevant factors often have profound consequences on our behavior and ability to stick to our decisions. In her book Sidetracked and in her talks, Francesca Gino explain...

Katherine Milkman

Expert in Behavioral Economics; Associate Professor at The Wharton School at UPenn

How can we break bad habits and stick to tough goals? How do we learn self-control in an age of distraction? An expert in big data and behavioral economics, Katherine Milkman studies the ways we devia...

Rolf Dobelli

Author of The Art of Thinking Clearly

Have you ever invested time in something that, with hindsight, just wasn’t worth it? Or continued doing something you knew was bad for you? These are examples of cognitive biases, simple errors we all...

Jessica Carbino

Tinder's Sociologist and Expert on Online Behavior

What can online dating tell us about behavior? Ask Dr. Jessica Carbino. As Tinder’s Sociologist—and one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People of 2017—she offers an unparalleled look at relationships,...

Michael Norton

Author of Happy Money | Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School

Money can buy happiness—as long as we spend it properly, says Michael Norton. Harvard Business School professor and co-author of Happy Money, Norton argues that spending money on other people, rather ...