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Members of the Economics Department

Shachar Kariv

Benjamin N. Ward Professor of Economics

Economic theory, experimental economics, behavioral economics
Current Research
Social networks, social learning, personal and social preferences
Current Status
Research Interests

About Shachar Kariv

About Shachar Kariv: Shachar Kariv is the Benjamin N. Ward Professor of Economics and Department Chair, and former Faculty Director of Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab). His research in experimental and behavioral economics provides novel tools for understanding individual preferences and attitudes towards risk and time, which inform nearly all aspects of decision-making. His academic experience includes visiting professorship positions at Stanford University, Princeton University, University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, the European University Institute, the Norwegian School of Economics, among others. Among his awards, Shachar was awarded a Sloan Fellowship and received special recognition for his distinguished excellence in teaching from UC Berkeley Division of Social Sciences and the Haas School of Business.