Julian Hazell

Julian Hazell

McGill University

Julian is passionate about understanding human behavior by analyzing the data behind the decisions that individuals make. He is also interested in communicating social science insights to the public, particularly at the intersection of behavioral science, microeconomics, and data science. Before joining The Decision Lab, he was an economics editor at Graphite Publications, a Montreal-based publication for creative and analytical thought. He has written about various economic topics ranging from carbon pricing to the impact of political institutions on economic performance. Julian graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Management.

Recent Posts


TDL Perspectives: What Are Heuristics?

Without heuristics, the brain would have a tough time solving even the simplest of problems. Check out this perspective piece to learn more about what heuristics do, why they exist, and how they apply in the real world.