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Brigitte Madrian



Brigitte Madrian is the Aetna Professor of Public Policy and Corporate Management at Harvard Kennedy School, where she teaches the graduate course, Behavioral Economics and Public Policy. Her current research focuses on behavioral economics and household financial decision making. Her research has influenced the design of employer-sponsored savings plans in the U.S. and motivated pension reform in the U.S. and abroad. She is a two-time recipient of the TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Scholarly Research on Lifelong Financial Security.




Applying Behavioral Insights to the Design of Public Policy

Illustrates how behavioral science insights can be used to design innovative solutions to public policy problems, both big and small.  Click for Details.



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