Alexandra van Geen

Alexandra van Geen

Assistant Professor, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University, Netherlands
WAPPP Fellow
Alexandra  van Geen

Alexandra van Geen is an assistant professor at the Finance department of Erasmus School of Economics in the Netherlands. During her PhD program at Harvard, she was a Presidential Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, recipient of the Jane Mansbridge research award, and a research fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program. Her current fellowship focuses on gender, familiarity, and the stock market.

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Alexandra van Geen is an assistant professor at the Finance department of the Erasmus School of Economics in the Netherlands. Her research combines experimental economics, behavioral insights, and policy design. Her research focuses on the design and analysis of interventions that improve decision making and reduce the impact of biases and heuristics. She is particularly interested in the determinants of risk preferences, the study of hiring and promotion decisions, as well as topics, related to gender diversity. Alexandra has worked as a consultant and as a political assistant in the Dutch Parliament. She received her PhD in Public Policy at Harvard University, holds a research master in Economics from the Center Institute of Tilburg University, and an undergraduate degree from University College Utrecht. During her PhD program at Harvard she was awarded Presidential Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, received the Jane Mansbridge Research award, was a Research Fellow at the Women and Public Policy Program of the Harvard Kennedy School, and Graduate Research Fellow at the Program on Negotiation of the Harvard Law School. Her work has been covered by the Washington Post, the Financial Times, the Harvard Gazette, and the Wall Street Journal.

Research Topic:

Gender, Familiarity, and the Stock Market

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