Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Research Interests: personnel economics, behavioral economics, field experiments,
Address: 2201 SHDH, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 898-6372
PhD, University of Warwick, 2004; MSc, University of Warwick, 1999; BSc, University of Lausanne, 1998
Workplace Incentives for a broad range of industries
Academic Positions Held
Wharton: 2008-present. Previous apointments: Essex University; University of Warwick
Research Fellow, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR)
Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Sloan Research Fellow (2010-2014)
Affiliated Faculty Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the Leonard David Institute of the University of Pennsylvania.
My research focuses on monetary and non-monetary incentives to shape individual level productivity both in the workplace and as a method to improve health behavior.
New: RO1 NIH $2.3m grant for a four-year randomized control trial to study financial incentives rooted in behavioral economics and how they can shape long-lasting health habits (medication adherence).
Awards And Honors
In The News
- Franc-ly Speaking, Swiss Currency Is Too Strong, NPR - 08/11/2011
Knowledge @ Wharton
MGMT691 - Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
This course examines the art and science of negotiation, with additional emphasis on conflict resolution. Students will engage in a number of simulated negotiations ranging from simple one-issue transactions to multi-party joint ventures. Through these exercises and associated readings, students explore the basic theoretical models of bargaining and have an opportunity to test and improve their negotiation skills. Cross-listed with MGMT 691/OPIM 691.