Wesleyan portrait of Jeffrey Kendell Naecker

Jeffrey Kendell Naecker

Assistant Professor of Economics

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BA University of California, Berkeley
MA Stanford University
PHD Stanford University

Jeffrey Kendell Naecker

Professor Naecker's research is primarily in the fields of behavioral and experimental economics. He studies the motivations behind prosocial behavior, the usefulness of hypothetical and subjective data in predicting incentivized choice, and how machine learning can add new insights to behavioral models of preferences.

A native of California, Professor Naecker earned his undergraduate degree in physics and economics from the University of California, Berkeley, graduating with highest honors. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University in 2015, where he won the Centennial Award for his work as a teaching assistant in graduate game theory. His teaching at Wesleyan includes a core course in microeconomics and field courses in behavioral and experimental economics.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Office hours for Fall 2017:

Mondays 2pm-3pm

Wednesdays 3pm-4pm

Courses

Fall 2017
ECON 301 - 01
Microeconomic Analysis

ECON 311 - 01
Behavioral Economics

Spring 2018
ECON 211 - 01
Experiments and Behavior

ECON 301 - 02
Microeconomic Analysis