The Future of Behavioral Public Policy

Location: London Global Gateway

ND LAMB and the London School of Economics will host a conference, "The Future of Behavorial Pubic Policy," at the London Global Gateway on June 16.


Session I: Normative foundations—Welfare, Autonomy, and Agency
Session Chair: Avishalom Tor
Lead Discussants: Elisabeth Costa, Paul Lewis

Session II: Goals and Tools of Behavioral Public Policy
Session Chair: Adam Oliver
Lead Discussants: Lucia Reisch, Leonhard Lades

Session III: From Research to Policy—When and How
Session Chair: David Halpern
Lead Discussants: Matteo Galizzi, Anne-Lise Sibony

Session IV: Frontiers--Personalization and Digitization
Session Chair: Samuel Becher
Lead Discussants: Eyal Pe’er, Robert Sugden




  • Adam Oliver, Professor of Behavioural Public Policy, London School of Economics
  • Avishalom Tor, Professor of Law and Director, Notre Dame Program on Law and Market Behavior (ND LAMB), Notre Dame Law School


  • Sanchayan Banerjee, Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Economics at the Institute of Environmental Studies in Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam; Visiting fellow of the London School of Economics and King’s College London
  • Shmuel Becher, Professor of Law and Associate Dean (Research), Victoria University of Wellington
  • Liam Beiser-McGrath, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Policy,at the London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Elisabeth Costa, BIT Managing Director, UK / LSE Snr Visiting Fellow
  • Eve Ernst, PhD. Vrije Universiteit Ams, Department of Corporate Law at the Faculty of Law
  • Matteo Galizzi, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological & Behavioural Science, LSE; Co-Director of LSE Behavioural Lab
  • David Halpern, Chief Executive Officer, Behavioural Insights Team
  • Shaun Hargreaves Heap, Professor of Political Economy, King’s College London
  • Peter John, Head of the School of Politics and Economics, Professor of Public Policy, King’s College London
  • Leonhard Lades, Assistant Professor in Environmental Policy at University College Dublin; Lead of the UCD Behavioural Science and Policy Group
  • Paul Lewis, Professor of Political Economy, King’s College London
  • Eyal Pe’er, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Daniel Read, Professor of Behavioural Science, Warwick Business School
  • Lucia Reisch, Professor of Behavioural Economics and Policy, University of Cambridge, Director of the El-Erian Institute at Cambridge Judge Business School
  • Anne-Lise Sibony, Professor of EU Law, UCLouvain
  • Rory Sutherland, Vice Chairman of Ogilvy
  • Bob Sugden, Professor of Economics, University of East Anglia