Ben Golub: Behavioral Economics

Ben Golub

Ben Golub has a Ph.D. in economics, and has written papers primarily based on microeconomic theory, game theory, and behavioral economics.  He is a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, and will be joining the faculty of the Harvard Economics department in 2015.   In this episode, Ben explains how price discrimination works, why you may want to vote despite having low odds of changing anything, and the effects of Steve Jobs on Silicon Valley culture.