Ernesto Reuben

Associate Dean, Interdisciplinary and Graduate Programs; Professor of Economics; co-Principal Investigator, Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (C-BID) Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: BA University of Maryland; MPhil Tinbergen Institute; PhD University of Amsterdam

Research Websites: Center for Behavioral Institutional Design

Research Areas: Social norms and prosocial behavior; Stereotypes in hiring; Determinants of labor market outcomes; Behavioral public policy


Ernesto Reuben's research interests fall within behavioral economics and public policy. In particular, he focuses on the emergence and enforcement of prosocial norms, the behavioral determinants of labor market outcomes, and the effect of biases on discrimination. He is one of the founding researchers of the Center for Behavioral Institutional Design

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