January 20, 2011
David Laibson is a professor at Harvard College and Harvard University, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He also co-organizes the Russell Sage Foundation’s Summer School in Behavioral Economics.
Laibson’s primary research focus is on behavioral finance, with an emphasis on understanding what behavioral changes can contribute to improved financial decision-making. Laibson earned his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.