Alexander Coutts is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University. During his studies he was a researcher at New York University 's Center for Technology and Economic Development; based in Abu Dhabi.
Currently a resident member of Novafrica; he utilizes laboratory and field experiments to understand the interaction between information; beliefs; and behavior. His interests center on applying insights from behavioral economics to questions in development economics. His latest research involves field work in Rwanda and Mozambique; having previously conducted studies in Ghana; New York; Uganda; and Vietnam. He teaches behavioral economics at the Master 's level; and microeconomics at the Ph.D. level.
Ph.D. in Economics; New York University; 2015
M.Phil. in Economics; New York University; 2014
MA in Economics; Queen 's University; 2010
B.A. in Honours Economics; University of British Columbia; 2008
Behavioral Economics; Development Economics; Experimental Economics