Assistant Professor of Economics, Tufts University
B Kelsey Jack is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Tufts University. Her research focuses on incentive based approaches to encourage the private provision of public goods, with applications to the environment and health in developing countries. She uses field experiments to test theory and examine individual decision-making in settings where decisions create social externalities. She finished her PhD at Harvard in 2010 and spent a year as a Postdoctoral Associate at MIT with the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative before joining the faculty at Tufts.
Recent work by Kelsey Jack
Individuals put less effort into conserving water or energy at home when they share the resulting financial savings with other household members