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Esteban Rossi-Hansberg

Theodore A. Wells '29 Professor of Economics and International Affairs

Location: 289 Julis Romo Rabinowitz
Phone Number: 609-258-4024
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Research Description:

The distribution of economic activity in space and its evolution over time. Economic links between locations and how they are determined by trade in goods, migration, and commuting. The organization of economic activity and how it is affected by global phenomena like climate change and coastal inundation.

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Eldar Shafir

Class of 1987 Professor in Behavioral Science and Public Policy

Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs

Location: 531 Peretsman-Scully Hall
Phone Number: 609-258-5624
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Research Description:

Behavioral interventions; reasoning, judgment, and decision-making, and issues related to behavioral economics, with an emphasis on descriptive studies of how people make judgments and decisions in situations of conflict and uncertainty

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Elke U. Weber

Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment

Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School

Associate Director for Education, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: 86 Olden Street
Phone Number: 609-258-7640
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Research Description:

Questions at the intersection of psychology, economics, engineering, and policy that address the importance and role of descriptive/behavioral models of judgment and decision-making under risk and uncertainty and for decisions with long time horizons in environmental and energy-related decision making and policy. Psychologically appropriate ways to measure and model individual, group, or cultural differences in risk taking and time discounting across domains.

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