Joshua T. Dean
Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Joshua is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He researches the interaction of poverty and cognition using primarily randomized controlled trials. Under this broad agenda, his research can be grouped into three main categories. First, he is interested in how the conditions of poverty shape cognitive development by affecting human capital investment. Second, he is interested in how environments of poverty impede cognition. Finally, he is interested in how cognitive processes may impede poverty alleviation.
Recent work by Joshua T. Dean
Can energy efficiency subsidies improve welfare in low-income countries? Evidence from Kenya says yes
Energy-efficient stoves save USD 120 per year (300% returns), but as credit constraints prevent adoption, subsidies may be more effective than carbon...