Johannes Haushofer

Princeton University

Johannes Haushofer

Johannes Haushofer is Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. He is a Research Associate at the Center for History and Economics, Harvard University, a Faculty Associate at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance, Princeton University and the Scientific Director at the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics. Johannes Haushofer’s research interests lie at the intersection of neurobiology, behavioural economics, and development economics. 


Johannes has a BA in Psychology, Physiology and Philosophy from Oxford, a PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard, and a PhD in Economics from Zurich.

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project aims to better understand the capacity of informal SMEs to be a dynamic driver of private sector growth, specifically when granted unconditional government cash transfers.
Researchers: Johannes Haushofer , Michael Walker, Edward Miguel, Paul Niehaus
Grants Round: 4th MRG Round
Country: Kenya