2018, No. 4
NBER Profile: Andrew Caplin
Andrew Caplin is the Silver Professor of Economics and Co-Director of the Center for Experimental Social Science at New York University. As an economic data engineer, he develops complementary advances in theory and measurement. He is the Director of the Scientific Agenda for the HUMAN Project and a Research Associate in the NBER's Aging and Economic Fluctuations and Growth programs. Dr. Caplin is also Principal Investigator for the Sloan-Nomis Program on Cognitive Foundations of Economic Behavior and the Vanguard Research Initiative. He has a long-standing interest in household finance and has proposed reforms to mortgage markets that are under active development. Caplin is a Fellow of the Econometric Society. He earned his PhD in Economics at Yale University. In his spare time he enjoys dining out and nature travel.