Professor of Behavioral Economics

Professor Monica Capra is a leading scholar in experimental and behavioral economics. Her research focuses on decision-making through experimental methods and game theory.

Professor Capra has authored several influential papers exploring topics like behavioral game theory and its applications. Some works have appeared in top journals like the American Economic Review.

In 2003, Professor Capra began interdisciplinary collaborations in neuroeconomics. This helped establish the field combining economics, psychology and neuroscience.

Currently, Professor Capra is a Professor of Economics at Claremont Graduate University. She serves on the editorial boards of Experimental Economics and the Journal of Behavioral Economics.

Additionally, Professor Capra is a member of the executive committee of the Economic Science Association and a fellow of the Bolivian Academy of Economic Sciences. She remains actively involved in academic communities.

When not researching, Professor Capra enjoys spending time with her family and also enjoys playing tennis.

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Speaker's Title and Institutional/Organizational Affiliation: Professor of Economic Sciences / Claremont Graduate University
Event Type :
Fireside Chat
Book Talk
Constitution Day Event
Classroom Visit
Debate, Forum, or HxConversation
Speaking Topics - List up to 5 specific topics or titles, each separated by a semicolon: Economic Freedom, Women in Economics, Biases in Decision-making, Latinos in Economic Sciences
Blackout Dates (Dates speaker is unavailable, Date/Month/Year): 12/18/2023-01/3/2024 (Christmas time any year)
Distance Willing to Travel: Any/No Limits to Travel Radius
Scholarly Area: STEM
Modality of Event : In Person and/or Virtual
Willingness to be recorded: Willing
Speaking Fee (Not including travel/lodging expenses): $0-$2,000 USD
Recent Appearance (1 of 5) -title, host institution, year: Intelligent Technologies and Behavioral Economics; Bolivian Academy of Economic Sciences, 2023
Recent Appearance (2 of 5) -title, host institution, year: The Matilda Effect; BOWEN, 2023
Recent Appearance (3 of 5) -title, host institution, year: Easy Economics, online lectures on economic freedom for small entrepreneurs in Latin America, Nueva Economía, 2023
Recent Appearance (4 of 5) -title, host institution, year: Symposium on Experimental Economics at Kennesaw State University , 2022
Recent Appearance (5 of 5) -title, host institution, year: Complexity Economics, Santa Fe Institute, 2019
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