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Johannes Haushofer

Johannes Haushofer is Assistant Professor Economics at Stockholm University and has been affiliated with IFN since August 2020. He received a Ph.D. in Neurobiology from Harvard in 2008, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Zürich in 2012. Thereafter he was a Prize Fellow in Economics at Harvard University and the Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT, and Assistant Professor at Princeton University. 


Affiliated Researcher

Johannes Haushofer

Stockholm University
Research interests: Behavioral economics, Development economics, Entrepreneurship, Health economics, Income and wealth inequality

Some questions that Johannes Haushofer tries to answer in his research:

  • What is the effect of mental health on economic outcomes and vice-versa?
  • What are the direct and general equilibrium effects of unconditional cash transfers?
  • Can simple psychological interventions improve health and economic outcomes?
Current writings

Published at IFN
Journal Articles
Working Papers