Nina Mazar is a behavioral scientist, named one of "The 40 Most Outstanding B-School Profs Under 40 In The World". With her focus on behavioral economics she investigates the implication of human biases on welfare, development, and policy. Popular accounts of her work have appeared among others on NPR, BBC, in the New York Times, Financial Times, Wired, Harvard Business Review, and various NYTimes Bestsellers as well as in the documentary feature film The Honest Truth about Dishonest.
Nina is the co-founder of BEworks, co-originator of University of Toronto's BEAR center, and former inaugural Senior Behavioral Scientist of the World Bank’s behavioral insights team in Washington, DC. She serves as advisor on boards of various government and non-for-profit organizations (e.g., Irrational Labs in San Francisco, CA). She holds a PhD in Marketing from the University of Mainz in Germany.
This event is a part of the Stephan Weiss Lecture Series at School of Design Strategies.