Robert Akerlof

Robert Akerlof is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick.  Prior to joining Warwick, he was a postdoctoral fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management.  He received his BA from Yale in economics and mathematics, and his PhD from Harvard.  His research primarily focuses on sociology and economics.

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Behavioral Economics: The Next Generation

Video | Feb 27, 2019

To understand behavior and choice, we need to borrow from not just cognitive science but also sociology.


From the Origins of Economic Ideas to the Challenges of Our Time

Event Plenary | Oct 21–23, 2017

INET gathered hundreds of new economic thinkers in Edinburgh to discuss the past, present, and future of the economics profession.