Alain Cohn is an Associate Professor at the School of Information, specializing in the fields of behavioral economics and experimental economics. His research focuses on unraveling the intricacies of honesty, fairness, and motivated reasoning. Employing a diverse range of methodologies, including laboratory, field, and online experiments, he sheds light on the underlying mechanisms that govern important aspects of human decision-making.
Furthermore, Alain Cohn adopts an interdisciplinary approach to examine human behavior, drawing insights from a variety of disciplines such as biology, psychology, information science, and political science. His groundbreaking studies have garnered recognition in top-tier general science and economics journals, including notable publications in Nature, Science, American Economic Review, and the Review of Economics Studies.
Areas of interest
Behavioral economics, experimental economics
PhD, Economics, University of Zurich, Switzerland