Behavioral Economics in Public Policy
Higher enrollment in saving schemes for retirement, doubling the number of organ donors, helping parents make better school choices; the application of Behavioral Economics to Public Policy shows immense promise.
In this event, Prof. Nicolas Jacquemet, head of the Master ‘Economics and Psychology’ at Paris 1 and PSE, will talk about the utility of Behavioral Economics in designing better public policies.
Nicolas Jacquemet is a full professor at University Paris-1 Panthéon Sorbonne and the Paris School of Economics. His research combines experimental methods and econometrics to study discrimination, the effect of personality traits on economic behaviour, the role of social pre-involvement in strategic behaviour and experimental game theory. His research has been published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Econometrica, Management Science, Games and Economic Behavior, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, the Journal of Health Economics, and the Journal of Economic Psychology. He is also the author (with Olivier L'Haridon) of ‘Experimental Economics’ published by Cambridge University Press (2018).