Malte Frederic Dold

Malte F. Dold is a PhD student at the University of Freiburg, a research affiliate of the economics department at New York University, and an Adam Smith Fellow at the Mercatus Center of George Mason University. His research interests lie in behavioral economics, economics and ethics, philosophy of economics and constitutional political economy. In his PhD thesis, he discusses the role of expert decision-making in libertarian paternalism (‘nudging’), welfare concepts in behavioral economic theories, and the impact of procedural preferences on individual behavior. He holds an MA and a BA in philosophy and economics from the University of Bayreuth.