Ashley Whillans is an assistant professor in the Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit at the Harvard Business School. Broadly, she studies how people navigate trade-offs between time and money. Her ongoing research investigates whether and how intangible incentives, such as experiential and time-saving rewards, affect employee motivation and well-being. Professor Whillans earned her BA, MA, and PhD in Social Psychology from the University of British Columbia.
Member of the Behavioural Insights Group at the Harvard Kennedy School; Member of the Mind Brain and Behavior Initiative at Harvard University; CAGS Distinguished Dissertation Award;