Joshua Dean

Headshot of Joshua Dean wearing a blue shirt and black coat

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics

The University of Chicago

Joshua Dean is an assistant professor of Behavioral Science and Economics at the Booth School of Business at The University of Chicago. He is interested in a variety of questions at the intersection of economics and psychology including early childhood development, decision-making, and the psychological effects of poverty. He received his PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Joshua serves as a mentor to J-PAL regional scholars.