Robert Akerlof is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. Prior to joining Warwick, he was a postdoctoral fellow at MIT Sloan School of Management. He received his BA from Yale in economics and mathematics, and his PhD from Harvard. His research primarily focuses on sociology and economics.
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