Behavioral economist David Jimenez-Gomez works at the intersection of economic theory and experimental economics, analyzing the welfare effects of economic policies and methods of improving well-being through nudges. His working papers include research on cooperative and competitive reasoning, bounded reasoning and recursive beliefs, and social pressure and its potential to contribute to the public good.
Jimenez-Gomez is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the Becker Friedman Institute at the University of Chicago. He has held teaching positions at various universities in the fields of game theory, macroeconomics, microeconomics, strategy, and statistics. He has also received a number of fellowships from organizations such as the Rafael del Pino Foundation and the George and Obie Shultz Fund for Experimental Research.
Jimenez-Gomez holds a BA in mathematics from Universidad de Murcia, an MA in economics from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, and a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.