Honory doctorates 2002

Prof. dr. G.F. (George) Loewenstein

Honorary supervisor Prof. M. Zeelenberg – 2016 –Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

American George Loewenstein (1955) studied economics at Brandeis University and received his PhD from Yale University in 1985.

Prof. George Loewenstein

He taught at the Booth School of Business (University of Chicago), after which he became Professor of Economic Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. There he is affiliated with the Social and Decision Sciences Department and Director of the Center for Behavioral Decision Research. Loewenstein has gained particular notoriety for his work on intertemporal choice and affective forecasting.

Loewenstein became a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2008.

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