Stefano DellaVigna

Professor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley

Stefano DellaVigna (2002 Ph.D., Harvard) is the Daniel Koshland, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He specialises in psychology and economics (behavioral economics) and has published in international journals such as the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Journal of Finance, and the Journal of Labor Economics. He has been a Principal Investigator for an NSF Grant (2004-07), an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow for 2008-10, and a Distinguished Teaching Award winner (2008). He was also a Co-editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association (JEEA) from 2009 to 2013. His recent work has focused on (i) the economics of the media, and in particular the impact on voting (through persuasion) and the study of conflicts of interest; (ii) the design of model-based field experiments, including analysing the role of social pressure in charitable giving and voting, and (iii) the impact of limited attention in financial markets.