May 18, 2021
How associative memory shapes belief formation
Florian Zimmermann explains the findings of an experiment on associative recall in a video.
November 10, 2020
Three questions with Flávio Cunha
Flavio Cunha talks about what we know and don't know about human capital formation.
August 17, 2020
Three questions with Leo Bursztyn
Leonardo Bursztyn talks about his own work on misperceived social norms, and about future avenues for field research into how people select and process information.
May 26, 2020
Three questions with Joshua Dean
Joshua Dean discusses how insights from behavioral economics can be used to make development policies more effective.
April 2, 2020
Three questions with Matt Lowe
Matt Lowe on the career returns to visibility, the integration of rich and poor, and the origins of biases and preferences.
January 22, 2020
Three questions with Michela Carlana
Michela Carlana studies how exposure to stereotypes affects educational and occupational choices, and what can be done to reduce biased behavior.
December 4, 2019
Three questions with Michael Kosfeld
Michael Kosfeld on current projects, publications that influenced his work, and open questions in behavioral economics.
April 18, 2019
Three questions with Aislinn Bohren
Aislinn Bohren studies how systematic biases influence the way people interpret information they learn about, and how this affects choices, behavior and discrimination in markets.
February 11, 2019
Three questions with Alex Imas
Alex Imas explains his current work on dynamic decision-making, which combines data from the lab and the real world.
January 25, 2019
Three questions with Ulf Zölitz
Ulf Zölitz studies the effects of peer personality on educational performance.
December 21, 2018
Three questions with George Loewenstein
George Loewenstein explores the mental phenomena of boredom, flow and curiosity using economic methods.
December 13, 2018
Three questions with Peter Schwardmann
Peter Schwardmann finds that people tend to deceive themselves to better deceive others.
November 16, 2018
Three questions with Jon de Quidt
Jon de Quidt on how deliberately inducing an "experimenter demand effect" can help assess the robustness of experimental work.
September 11, 2018
Three questions with Ran Spiegler
Ran Spiegler explores what happens when people confuse the concepts of correlation and causation. In his research he aims at bringing behavioral economics and economic theory closer together.
August 10, 2018
Three questions with Sandro Ambuehl
People sometimes harm themselves or others by making irrational decisions. But how much paternalism do we need and want?
July 23, 2018
Three questions with Simon Jäger
A puzzle in standard economics – why would the same worker be paid different wages depending on the firm he or she is employed by?
June 25, 2018
Three questions with Roland Bénabou
What kind of stories do we tell ourselves and others in order to explain or justify our actions? Roland Bénabou explores the role of narratives in moral behavior.
June 6, 2018
Three questions with Paul Heidhues
Paul Heidhues looks into new models of consumer behavior and their implications for markets.
May 18, 2018
Three questions with Uwe Sunde
Why have some countries’ economies grown faster than others? What does patience have to do with it? These are some of the questions Uwe Sunde explores in his research.
May 2, 2018
Three questions with Stefano DellaVigna
Stefano DellaVigna on behavioral firms -- and the difference between "the bagel man" and today's big data giants like Google or Facebook.
April 6, 2018
Three questions with Philipp Strack
Philipp Strack currently researches the mechanisms behind misperceiving one's own abilities.
March 6, 2018
Three questions with David Huffman
David Huffman on overconfidence among managers and other puzzles in behavioral economics.