Benjamin Beranek

Benjamin Beranek

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

Joined Connecticut College: 2018

B.A., Philosophy and Management, Indiana University
M.A., Financial Economics, Izmir University of Economics
M.Sc., Behavioural Economics, University of Nottingham
Ph.D., Behavioural Economics, University of Nottingham


Behavioral Economics

Experimental Economics

Applied Microeconomics


Benjamin Beranek teaches courses in Introductory Microeconomics and Environmental Economics at Connecticut College. He has previously taught courses on Advanced Monetary Economics, Economics Research Methodology, Political Economy, and Experimental and Behavioral Economics at the University of Nottingham.

Benjamin Beranek uses the tools of experimental economics to investigate elements of behavioral economic theory about individual social preferences. His research interests include social preferences, inequality aversion, conditional cooperation, honesty, social norms, and social distance. He often includes in his economic experiments subjects from culturally different societies and beyond the university and is interested in cross cultural variation of economic preferences.

Benjamin Beranek joined the Department of Economics at Connecticut College as a Visiting Assistant Professor in 2018. He completed his Ph.D. in Behavioural Economics at the University of Nottingham where he remains an External Fellow in the Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics (CeDEx). He completed an MSc in Behavioural Economics at the University of Nottingham, an MA in Financial Economics at Izmir University of Economics, and a BA in Philosophy and Management at Indiana University.

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Mailing Address

Benjamin Beranek
Connecticut College
Box # ECONOMICS/Winthrop Hall
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320


109 Winthrop Hall