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Michelle Baddeley

Institute for Choice, University of South Australia, Australia

Michelle Baddeley is Director and Research Professor at the Institute for Choice, University of South Australia, and an Honorary Professor at the Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London. Previously, she was Professor of Economics and Finance at the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, University College London, and before that was Fellow and Director of Studies (Economics) at Gonville & Caius College / Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge.

She has a Bachelor of Economics (First Class Honors) and BA (Psychology) from the University of Queensland, and a Masters/PhD (Economics) from the University of Cambridge. She specializes in behavioral economics, applied macroeconomics, labor economics, and development economics. She also has a keen interest in public policy and has collaborated with many public policy makers and government departments throughout her career.

Her most recent books include Behavioural Economics – A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2017), Behavioural Economics and Finance (Routledge, 2013/2018), and Copycats and Contrarians: Why We Follow Others… and When We Don’t (Yale University Press, 2018).

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