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25th SUBJECTIVE PROBABILITY, UTILITY, AND DECISION MAKING CONFERENCE

Botond Koszegi is Professor of Economics at Central European University, Budapest Hungary. He was previously Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley, and has held a visiting position at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He earned his BA in mathematics from Harvard University in 1996, and his Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2000. His research interests are primarily in the theoretical foundations of behavioral economics. He has produced research on self-control problems and the consumption of harmful products, self-image and anticipatory utility, as well as reference-dependent preferences and loss aversion. Recently, he has been studying how firms respond to consumers’ psychological tendencies, especially in the pricing of products and the design of credit contracts. He is Managing Editor at the Review of Economic Studies.