Assistant Professor, Social and Decision Sciences
Alex Imas is an Assistant Professor of Social and Decision Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University. Alex's research interests include behavioral and experimental economics, particularly how social concerns and emotions influence decision making and preferences.
His current research examines the effectiveness of prosocial incentive schemes across a variety of domains and how subtle changes in social norms can have a large effect on behavior. He is also working on exploring the relationship between self-imposed mental accounts and risk attitudes.