Postdoctoral Fellow

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Lydia Ashton, Ph.D.

 

Address:

 

 

 

Email:

Tel:   

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          Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) Small Grant in Behavioral Health Economics  [$2,000]

                  Lowe's Applied Neuroscience Award Runner-Up

2014          Experimental Social Science Laboratory (X-Lab) Mini-Grant [$2,000]

2013          Russell Sage Foundation Small Grant in Behavioral Economics [$6,960]

                  Giannini Foundation Mini Grant [$13,500]

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

2008-10     University of California, Berkeley - Chancellor’s Fellowship for Graduate Study

2007          Universidad de Monterrey Academic Research Award

 

Professional Activities

Seminar/Workshop Talks:

 

Conference Presentations:

 

 

 

 

 

Posters:

 

Referee:

Other:

 

 

 

Professional Experience

2013-14     CEGA’s Behavioral Economics and Reproductive Health Initiative, Graduate Student Researcher

2012-13     Prof. Peter Berck, University of California, Berkeley, Graduate Student Researcher

2012          Prof. Maximilian Auffhammer, University of California, Berkeley, Graduate Student Researcher

2008-10     Prof. Justine S. Hastings, National Bureau of Economic Research, 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, University of California, Berkeley

 

• Peter Berck, SJ Hall Professor (Thesis Committee)

  Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley

 

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

  Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley

 

• Justin Sydnor, Associate Professor

  Wisconsin School of Business, Univerity of Wisconsin-Madison

 

• Justine S. Hastings, Associate Professor

  Department of Economics, Brown University

 

*Please download PDF for contact information.

 

Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar [UW-Madison], Public Economics [UW-Madison], BRITE-Lab [UW-Madison]

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

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

Journal of Public Economics

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]

©2015 Lydia Ashton

 

Credits