• Giovanni Ponti (PhD, University College London, 1997) is Associate Professor of Economics and at LUISS Guido Carli Roma. 
  • He has authored more than 40 articles, which have appeared in the American Economic ReviewJournal of Economic Theory,Games & Economic BehaviorReview of Economic DynamicsReview of Economic DesignSocial Choice & WelfareExperimental EconomicsJournal of Conflict Resolution and Journal of Evolutionary Economics, among others.  
  • Since 2014 he has been serving as Academic Editor for PLoS ONE, the leading publication of the Public Library of Science of the United States, for submissions related to Behavioral and Experimental Economics. 
  • He is currently visiting the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, working on the structural estimation of behavioral models using field and experimental data. He also held other visiting positions in the past at New York University (2016, sabbatical leave) and University of California, Santa Barbara (1997-9, visiting research fellow).  
  • His primary research interest is the use of game theory as a modeling language to describe economic environments of interest and the complementary use of theory and experiments to derive theoretical predictions and provide empirical validation, with particular reference to mechanism design and implementation. 
  • Recently, his research focus has shifted toward more behavioral themes, such as the analysis of social preferences and their relation with risk and time preferences. In his recent publications he has been involved in the structural estimation of theoretical models of behavior.