Professor of Economics at the University of East Anglia
Pieter Serneels is Professor of Economics at the University of East Anglia. His research focuses on human capital and development, using insights and methods from behavioural and experimental economics. Pieter’s work has appeared in leading journals in economics and the wider social sciences, as well as in leading book series and books. His current work focuses on service delivery in education - scaling up earlier work on teacher bonus pay, and health – extending earlier work on the role of health for productivity, as well as new research on climate change and work, and the nature of policy decision making.
Pieter is a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP), European Development Research Network (EUDN), and Research on Improving Systems of education (RISE). He is an executive member of the Center for Behavioral and Experimental Social Sciences (CBESS) and Team leader of Behavioural and Experimental Development Economics Research Group (BEDERG), both at the University of East Anglia. Pieter provides research advice to the Economics Research Team and the Chief Economist at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). For more information, see his website.