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Hyatt Regency
Century Plaza

2025 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Tel: (310) 228-1234

Dr. Eldar Shafir

William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, PRINCETON UNIVERSITY

Co-Author, "Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much"

Eldar Shafir is the William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and co-founder and scientific director at ideas42, a social science R&D lab. His current research focuses on decision-making in contexts of poverty and on the application of behavioral research to policy.

He †recently received a Guggenheim Fellowship.† In January 2012, he was appointed by President Barack Obama to the Presidentís Advisory Council on Financial Capability.

He recently edited a book called The Behavioral Foundations of Public Policy (2012). His book, Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much, co-authored with Sendhil Mullainathan.