University of Wisconsin–Madison
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How Merging Psychology and Economics Can Contribute to Poverty Research and Policy

  • Justin Sydnor and Lydia Ashton
  • November 4 2015
  • W18-2015

In this webinar, Justin Sydnor and Lydia Ashton will provide an overview of behavioral economics and neuroeconomics and discuss how findings from these two fields can be applied to poverty research and policy. Lydia Ashton will also present some results from her ongoing “Hunger Games” research, in which she examines how hunger affects economic decision-making.


Economic Support, Financial Security, Food & Nutrition, Food Assistance, Food Insecurity