Dan Benjamin BITSS CatalystEconomics

Dan Benjamin is Associate Professor of Economics at the Center for Economic and Social Research and Economics Department at the University of Southern California. He is a behavioral economist who studies social-science genomics, subjective well-being, and belief biases.

He has advocated improvements in statistical practice in the social sciences based on better understanding of the strength of evidence implied by statistical significance and p-values. He has been active in the research reproducibility community, promoting full availability of data and code and pre-analysis plans where appropriate.

Before coming to USC, he was an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Cornell University.