Becker Friedman Institute
for Research in Economics
The University of Chicago

Research. Insights. Impact. Advancing the Legacy of Chicago Economics.

Botond Koszegi

Professor of Economics
University of California, Berkeley
Visiting Scholar
4/16/11 4/22/11

Botond Közegi’s research interests include economics and psychology and individual decisionmaking. Recent papers include “Exploiting Naivete about Self-Control in the Credit Market” (2010, American Economic Review); “Utility from Anticipation and Personal Equilibrium,” (2010, Economic Theory); “Reference-Dependent Consumption Plans" (2009, American Economic Review); and “Futile Attempts at Self-Control (2009, Journal of the European Economic Association).

He joined the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley as an assistant professor in 2000, and received a Hellman Family Faculty Fund award there. Previously he received Harvard's Bok Center Award for Excellence in Teaching, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Economics Fellowship, a National Bureau of Economic Research Aging Fellowship, and an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Dissertation Fellowship.

He earned his doctorate in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.