Michelle Baddeley is a Research Professor at the Institute for Choice, University of South Australia. She arrived at I4C from a professorship in the Economics and Finance of the Built Environment at University College London and before that was Director of Studies (Economics) and Fellow at Gonville & Caius College and the Faculty of Economics, Cambridge UK. She has undergraduate degrees in Economics and Psychology from University of Queensland, and an MPhil/PhD (Economics) from University of Cambridge.
Her research interests include behavioural economics and finance, neuroeconomics, housing, cybersecurity, and energy – and she specialises in the analysis of herding and social influence applied to these and other themes. She is on editorial boards for the Journal of Behavioral Economics and Policy, the Journal of Cyber Security, the American Review of Political Economy, as well as the Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE)’s Advisory Board. She has an active interest in public policy and was a member of the Hazardous Substances Advisory Committee, hosted by the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and is an Associate Fellow of the Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy.