Judd Kessler

J-PAL Affiliated Professor

Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Judd Kessler is an associate professor of business economics and public policy at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He investigates the economic and psychological forces that motivate individuals to contribute to public goods inside and outside the workplace, with applications including organ donation, worker effort, and charitable giving. He also investigates market design innovations, placing particular emphasis on bringing market design from theory to practice, with applications including course allocation and priority systems for organ allocation. Judd received a PhD in Economics from Harvard University.

Judd has served on the review board of J-PAL's Social Policy Research Initiative, and Addressing Homelessness and Housing Stability program. He has also lectured at J-PAL training events.