Empirical Economics, Experimental Economics, Behavioral Economics, Decision and Choice Theory.
Amberly is a fourth year PhD student in the Department of Economics at George Mason University specializing in empirical economics, behavioral, and experimental economics. She received her Bachelor of Science in Economics from James Madison University in 2007 and currently holds fellowships with the Mercatus Center and Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES). Amberly’s research interests include behavioral/experimental economics and decision theory, specifically related to addressing food policy issues and the costs of increasing malnutrition in capitalist societies and developing countries.
Amberly is currently on a visiting fellowship at University of Copenhagen, Denmark where she will be studying habits and self-control in relation to food purchases.