Lydia Ashton

 

Postdoctoral Fellow

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Lydia Ashton, Ph.D.

 

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330 N. Orchard St.

Madison, WI

Room 3115-G

 

lashton@wisc.edu

+1 (608) 316-4384

Research And Teaching Interests

Primary: Psychology and Economics and Experimental Economics

Secondary: Public Economics and Neuroeconomics

 

Education

2014          Ph. D in Agricultural and Resource Economics

                  University of California, Berkeley

2010          M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics

                  University of California, Berkeley

2006          B.S. in Economics (with honors)

                  Universidad de Monterrey

 

Fellowships, Grants and Awards

2015          CEGA's Small Grant in Behavioral Health Economics  [$2,000]

                  Lowe's Applied Neuroscience Award Runner-Up

2014          X-Lab Mini-Grant [$2,000]

2013          RSF Small Grant in Behavioral Economics [$6,960]

                  Giannini Foundation Mini Grant [$13,500]

2012          Breslauer Graduate Conversation Group Award [$1,000]

2008-10     UC Berkeley Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Study

2007          Universidad de Monterrey Academic Research Award

 

Professional Activities

- Seminar/Workshop Talks: Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar [UW-Madison], BRITE-Lab [UW-Madison], Public Economics [UW-Madison]

- Conference Presentations: 2016 ASSA/AEA Conference, 6th Annual Meeting of the French Experimental Economics Association, 11th NeuroPsychoEconomics Conference, Russell Sage Foundation Early-Career Behavioral Economics Conference, 2014 Economic Science Association (ESA) International Meetings, 2013 Giannini Agricultural and Resource Economics Student Conference (GARESC) [UC Berkeley], 2012 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meetings

- Posters: 2015 Society for Neuroeconomics Conference, 2013 Behavior Change Research Network (BCRN) Conference

- Referee: Journal of Public Economics

- Other: Co-organizer of the Women in Economics Research Workshop [UC Berkeley, Spring 2014], Organizer of the Breslauer Behavioral Economics and Health Policy Group [UC Berkeley, Spring-Fall 2012

 

Professional Experience

2013-14     CEGA Behavioral Economics and Reproductive Health Initiative

                  Graduate Student Researcher

2012-13     Prof. Peter Berck, UC Berkeley

                  Graduate Student Researcher

2012          Prof. Maximilian Auffhammer, UC Berkeley

                  Graduate Student Researcher

2008-10     Prof. Justine S. Hastings, NBER

                  Part-time Research Assistant

2007-08     Prof. Justine S. Hastings, Yale University

                  Research Assistant

 

Teaching Experience

2012         Microeconomics (ECON 100A), UC Berkeley

                 Graduate Student Instructor

2011         Psychology and Economics (ECON 119), UC Berkeley

                 Graduate Student Instructor

2011         Industrial Organization (EEP 164), UC Berkeley

                 Reader (held weekly office hours)

2010         Econometrics (ARE 212), UC Berkeley

                 Reader (held weekly office hours)

 

Other Information

Skills: Stata, Matlab, R, C++, LaTeX.

Languages:   Spanish (native), English (fluent)

Citizenship:   Mexican (U.S.A. Permanent Resident)

 

 

References*

 

• Sofia Villas-Boas, Professor (Thesis Committee Chair)

  Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

 

• Peter Berck, SJ Hall Professor (Thesis Committee)

  Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

 

• Shachar Kariv, Benjamin N. Ward Professor (Thesis Committee)

  Department of Economics, UC Berkeley

 

• Justin Sydnor, Associate Professor.

  Wisconsin School of Business, UW-Madison

 

• Justine S. Hastings, Associate Professor.

  Department of Economics, Brown University

 

*Please download PDF for contact information.

 

©2015 Lydia Ashton

 

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