Dr. Yoeli is a research associate at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and co-director of the Applied Cooperation Team (ACT), a team of researchers that applies insights from the social sciences towards increasing contributions to real-world public goods. He designs and tests large-scale interventions to promote altruistic behaviors such as charitable donations, volunteering, resource conservation, and medication adherence. Dr. Yoeli has worked as a researcher at Harvard University’s Program for Evolutionary Dynamics and Yale University’s Human Cooperation Laboratory. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics and an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.
Using Digital Health Support And Behavioral Science Principles To Help Treat Tuberculosis
The intersection of digital health solutions and behavioral science can have a significant impact on the adherence rate of treatment programs. The Decision Lab reached out to Dr. Erez Yoeli of MIT to learn more about his work on a project involving digital health tools for Tuberculosis (TB) patients and the future direction of similar areas of research in behavioral science.