Lise Vesterlund

Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Economics
Director, BEDI
Director, PEEL

University of Pittsburgh
Department of Economics
4919 WW Posvar. Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Phone: 412-648-1794
Fax: 412-648-1793


♦ Public Finance
♦ Experimental Economics
♦ Applied Microeconomics

Behavioral Economics Design Initiative
PEEL Experimental Lab
Department of Economics
University of Pittsburgh


Forthcoming in 2022 with Simon & Schuster: "The No Club: Putting a Stop to Women's Dead-End Work", with Linda Babcock, Brenda Peyser, and Laurie Weingart.

Now published in The Economic Journal: "Gender Differences in Negotiation: Evidence from Real Estate Transactions", with Steffen Andersen, Julie Marx and Kasper Meisner Nielsen.

Now published in Bargaining: Current Research and Future Directions: "Gender Differences in Negotiation and Policy for Improvement", with Maria Recalde.

Recipient of University of Pittsburgh Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award, February 2021

Keynote Speaker at 25th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) Meeting, November 2020

Keynote Speaker at Economic Science Association World Meeting, New York, June 2020

New working paper: "Belief Elicitation: Limiting Truth Telling with Information on Incentives", with David Danz and Alistair Wilson.

Now published in JPE: "Knowing When to Ask: The Cost of Leaning In", with Christine Exley and Muriel Niederle.

Keynote Speaker at "Women in Economics - where to go from here", University of Copenhagen, Denmark, May 2020

Cornell Gender Conference, Center for the Study of Inequality, Cornell, New York, March 2020

Keynote Speaker at Bogota Experimental Economics Conference (BEEC), Bogota, Columbia, January 2020

Course on Identification through Experiments, NHH, Bergen, Norway, September 2019

Conference Behavioral Economics and the Economics of Inequality Edinburgh, June 2019

Eminent Research Scholar visit University of Melbourne, December 2018

Keynote Speaker at Economic Science Association NYU Abu Dhabi, January 2019

University Lecture NYU Abu Dhabi, January 2018

Recent news coverage: NYT, Apolitical, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Forbes, NYT, The Sydney Morning Herald, CNBC, Lifehacker, Ladders, Women's agenda, The Age, The Wire, Poynter, Moneyish.

Keynote Speaker at DGPE Annual Workshop, 15-16 Nov, 2018

Presentation at Reveal Conference Mind-to-Mind in Washington DC, October 2018. Summary of conference and summary of discussion on women doing more non-promotable work.

Professor Lise Vesterlund's article in the Harvard Business Review

Professor Vesterlund is featured by the National Science Foundation for Women's History Month

Professor Lise Vesterlund's interview on altruism is featured online at the AEA

Professor Lise Vesterlund delivers Keynote speech at The University of Chicago

Professor Lise Vesterlund's new research and related interview are featured by the American Economic Association

Professor Vesterlund featured in The Atlantic

Professor Vesterlund's work is featured in The Atlantic

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