Stefano DellaVigna

Research Expertise and Interest

behavioral economics, applied microeconomics, behavioral finance, media economics

Research Description

Stefano DellaVigna (2002 Ph.D., Harvard) specializes in Behavioral Economics and is the co-director of the Initiative in Behavioral Economics and Finance. He has been an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow (2008-10) and is a Distinguished Teaching Award winner (2008). He is a co-editor of the American Economic Review (AER) as well as of the first volume of the Handbook of Behavioral Economics. His recent work has focused on (i) the ability of experts (and non-experts) to forecast the results of research studies; (ii) the design of model-based field experiments, including analyzing the role of gift exchange, and (iii) the study of scientific journals.

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Six faculty elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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