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.
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?