Siddharth’s diverse education and experience feed his interest in the applicability of behavioral science in understanding our world and solving big problems. His work encompasses international development, consulting, finance, and social innovation. Apart from an MPA from Harvard University, he also has graduate degrees in Political Theory, Human Rights Law, Management, and Economics.
Why Gender Bias Persists, and How Behavioral Science Can Help Us Overcome It
Even though many countries have made strides in the quest for gender equality, there's still a long way to go. What can behavioral science tell us about why gender bias exists, and how can it help us combat sexism?
8 Steps For Encouraging Social Compliance During COVID-19 — How Behavioral Science Can Help Us When We Need It The Most
Getting the public to follow instructions is not easy. This is even more apparent during the COVID-19 crisis, be it at home, work, in towns, cities, and/or countries. We need an updated social instruction list for the COVID-19 era. Behavioral science can help us encourage the kind of behavior we need to persevere through the pandemic.
Your Favorite Sports League Isn’t As Competitive As You Might Think. Behavioral Science Can Help Explain Why.
As Russian oligarchs and Emirs buy up teams in many sports leagues worldwide, a schism is being wedged between teams. Competitive balance, considered a central requirement for the success of leagues, is weakening in many leagues as a result. Behavioral science and results from experiments can shed some light on why leagues may not wish to push for reforms.
COVID-19 May Worsen Biases During The Hiring Process. Here’s How That Can Be Avoided
Companies will start to interview many candidates as we pull through the COVID-19 crisis. When this happens, the ‘new-normal’ will create bias-related challenges for HR managers globally. By drawing on behavioral science, HR managers can develop a new set of tools that will help their evaluations become fairer.