Placement Xiao Yu: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Xiao is a PhD student in behavioral economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam under supervision of fellows Kirsten Rohde and Peter Wakker. Her research focuses on time preference, nudge and policy evaluation. She has studied how preferences for correlations play a role in intertemporal risky decision-making; how to design policy intervention to nudge people away from procrastination; whether monetary penalty has deterring effects in school absenteeism. Her latest project is about coronavirus and risk deliberation.
Read more on her personal website.