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Eldar Shafir, William Stuart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs Princeton University

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Eldar Shafir is the William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs in the Department of Psychology and the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Dr. Shafir’s research focuses on descriptive analyses of decision making, and on issues related to behavioral economics, with a focus on decision making in the context of poverty and on the application of behavioral research to policy. He is Past President of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, a member of the Russell Sage Foundation Behavioral Economics Roundtable, Research Affiliate of Innovations for Poverty Action, and Fellow of the Filene Research Institute, the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, and the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. He is co-founder and director of Ideas42, a social science research and development lab. Dr. Shafir received his B.A. from Brown University and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Science from MIT.

Last Updated: 4/30/2012 1:26 PM