Alexander
D.
Smith
Associate Professor
Affiliated Department or Office
Economics
Education
BA Economics York University 2003
MA Economics University of Toronto 2004
PhD Economics University of Calgary 2010
Expert Bio

Professor Smith’s research focuses on altruism, trust, cooperation and honesty. In particular, he is interested in learning how behavior relates to beliefs about the actions of others and how psychology can be used for promoting pro-social behavior. These areas of research provide a better understanding of the factors underlying real-world pro-social behaviors such as volunteering and charitable giving.

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