Author, Economist, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Public Affairs
Daniel Kahneman is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton. Daniel is best known for his work with Amos Tversky on human judgment and decision making, for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002. Daniel has also studied a number of other topics including attention, the memory of experiences, well-being, counterfactual thinking, and behavioral economics. Daniel’s book Thinking, Fast and Slow, which appeared in 2010, has sold more than seven million copies worldwide. A new book titled Noise (with Olivier Sibony and Cass Sunstein), published in May 2021, was a New York Times best-seller. Daniel’s honors include, among others, the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2002), the Presidential Medal of Freedom (2013), the Distinguished Lifetime Career Contribution of the American Psychological Association, the Grawemeyer Prize in Psychology (with Amos Tversky), and the Thomas Schelling Award for contributions to policy. Daniel holds honorary degrees from Harvard, Yale, Cambridge, the Sorbonne and several other Universities.