Hastings Shapiro Research cited in 2017 Nobel Prize scientific background document.

Congratulations to Richard Thaler, who today won the Nobel Prize in economics for his research into how human behavior affects economic decision making and economic markets. RIIPL faculty research featured prominently in the scientific background document for the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics: “Hastings and Shapiro (2013) provide evidence for a key aspect of mental accounting: the […]

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We are Growing! New Opening for Executive Director

The Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL) is a collaboration between expert researchers at Brown University and the Rhode Island Office of the Governor. We use rigorous scientific research and big data to support policy makers as they work to alleviate poverty and increase economic opportunity with efficient, effective, fact-based policy. Our creative, energetic and […]

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We are Growing! New Opening for Project Manager

The Rhode Island Innovative Policy Lab (RIIPL) is a collaboration between expert researchers at Brown University and the Office of the Governor aimed at using rigorous scientific research and big data to improve outcomes for individuals and families across Rhode Island.  Our creative, energetic and diverse team includes economists, data scientists and policy analysts who […]

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