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. Editor, The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy (2012). Co-Author, Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much (2013). Recipient of awards, most recently a Guggenheim Fellowship.