Kai Ruggeri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management. He joined Columbia from the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge, where he directed the Policy Research Group that he founded in 2013. He studies how policy influences population behavior, and how integrating behavioral evidence into policies can improve economic outcomes and population well-being. His teaching is primarily in analytics, decision-making, behavioral policy and managerial economics. Ruggeri’s current projects involve a number of behavioral policy studies focusing on large-scale data related to economic choices and related outcomes. Partners include local and national governments, non-profit organizations, industry, and other academic institutions in New York, various parts of the US, and abroad. He is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Business Research at the Judge Business School and Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. Ruggeri also directs the Junior Researcher Programme, a global initiative for early career behavioral scientists.
Biography current as of February 10, 2020