Shlomo Benartzi

Shlomo Benartzi
  • Professor and Co-Chair, Behavioral Decision-Making Group
    UCLA Anderson School of Management

PhD, Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University. Leading authority on behavioural finance with a special interest in household finance and participant behaviour in retirement savings plans. Advised government agencies in the US and abroad; helped to craft numerous legislative efforts and pension reforms; worked with many financial institutions. Currently: Professor and Co-Chair, Behavioral Decision-Making Group, UCLA Anderson School of Management; Academic Adviser and Chief Behavioural Economist, Allianz Global Investors Center for Behavioral Finance. Co-Developer, Save More Tomorrow (SMarT), a behavioural prescription designed to help employees increase their savings rates gradually. Co-Founder, Behavioral Finance Forum. Former member of several advisory boards.