Welcome to my homepage! I am a research associate at the Social Cognitive Development Lab
and the Human Cooperation Laboratory
My research is in the field of behavioral and experimental economics. I am interested in cultural differences in behavior, the evolutionary origins of
human cooperation and overconfidence.
New WP: Strong kin-networks are a detriment to democracy: "The Churches' Bans on Consanguineous Marriages, Kin-networks and Democracy"
Our paper 'Intrinsic honesty and the prevalence of rule violations across societies' has been published in NATURE.
Check out my interview on Overconfidence in the Matt Townsend show (it starts at min 55).
Our paper on "Overconfidence and Career Choice" is published in Plus One. It is featured in the following press articles: The Independent, Real Clear Science, Vocativ, Bustle, The Boar, Berlingkse, Videnskab.dk and this blog.
Starting in fall 2015 I will be a postdoctoral associate at Yale University. I am excited to work together with Yarrov Dunham, Eric Mandelbaum, Katherine McAuliffe, and David Rand.
- 'Third Sector' reports on our Defaults in Charitable Giving Working Paper.
I feel honoured to have received the ‘Stefano Franscini's best contribution award’ for the presentation of ‘Cultural Origins of Cooperation’ at the Social Norms and Institutions conference in Ascona, May 2015.
New Working Paper: Defaults in Charitable Giving: Providing individuals with a default list of charities doubles donations.
New Working Paper: Overconfidence and Career Choice. Students of business related academic disciplines are more likely to be overconfident.
- I was interviewed on societal differences in cooperation by Delfi, Lithuania's biggest news portal. The interview can be found here.
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