Matthew Levy is a a behavioural economist, with interests in public finance and health economics. He combines theory and experiments to better understand complex intertemporal choices. He is particularly interested in long-run health behaviours such as exercise and smoking, and household finance issues such as retirement savings. Levy is a lecturer (assistant professor) in the Department of Economics at LSE. Before this, he was a Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research at Harvard University. He hols a PhD in Economics from the University of California Berkeley, and a S.B. in Economics from MIT.