Uri Simonsohn
Professor, Department of Operations, Innovation and Data Sciences at ESADE
Contracted Doctoral Professor URL


  • Ph.D. Social and Decision Sciences Department. Carnegie Mellon University
  • Licentiate and B.A. in Economics,. Universidad Católica de Chile

Areas of interest

  • Judgment and Decision Making Behavioral Economics Methodology


Personal website: http://urisohn.com

Uri obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics from the Universidad Católica de Chile, and his PhD from the Social and Decision Sciences department at Carnegie Mellon University. He has been a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania for the last 15 years, and also held an appointment at the University of California-San Diego. Uri's has two main research streams, one focuses on how people think, make judgments, and decisions, the other on how researchers do (methodology). He has published in economics, psychology, and business journals. He co-created the pre-registration website AsPredicted.org, and co-hosts the DataColada.org blog. He is a reviewing editor for Science, associate editor for Management Science, and is in the editorial review board for the Journal of Marketing Research, and Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. Uri teaches courses related to how to motivate behavioral change (based on psychological research), and how to improve our intuitive and not-so-intuitive understanding of data (based on psychological research).