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David Laibson, FAS Faculty



David Laibson
Professor of Economics, Harvard University
David Laibson is a member of the Russell Sage Behavioral Economics Roundtable, the MacArthur Foundation Preferences Network, and the National Bureau of Economic Research. His research focuses on psychology and economics, and he currently is working in the fields of macroeconomics, decision and cognitive sciences, behavioral finance, and experimental economics. His work on the time inconsistency of individuals’ decisions has become a classic.      




Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance

Designed to help participants understand the common biases and irrational investment behaviors that significantly influence the behavior of financial markets and produce suboptimal outcomes for investors.  Click for Details.


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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