Eldar Shafir

Eldar Shafir
  • William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University, USA

BA, Brown University; PhD, MIT. Teaches at Princeton University. Co-Founder, ideas42, a social science R&D lab. Research focuses on decision-making in contexts of poverty and on the application of behavioural research to policy. Has held several visiting positions. Served on President Obama's Advisory Council on Financial Capability. Co-Author, Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much (forthcoming). Recipient of awards, most recently a Guggenheim Fellowship.