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Sarah Ridout

Assistant Professor of Economics

Sarah Ridout is a microeconomic theorist with primary interests in decision theory and behavioral economics. Her recent work studies decision making when inclinations conflict with principles, the connection between risk attitudes and emotions like anxiety or excitement, and the distortionary effects of past mistakes on future choices. She earned a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 2021, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics in 2015, and a B.A. from the University of Oxford in 2014.