Healthy Behaviors

LDI Fellows explore theories of behavior change to develop evidence-based interventions to improve health and medical decision-making. Their work looks at how to shape individual choices and encourage healthier decisions, including around smoking cessation, medication adherence, and vaccination.

Healthy Behaviors

LDI Fellows explore theories of behavior change to develop evidence-based interventions to improve health and medical decision-making. Their work looks at how to shape individual choices and encourage healthier decisions, including around smoking cessation, medication adherence, and vaccination.

Mitesh Patel researches how behavioral economics can be applied to health interventions to improve individual health behaviors. He has led several randomized, controlled trials to evaluate the use of financial and social incentives to change behavior.

Six important policy and practice trends to watch in tobacco control efforts

How to apply behavioral economic principles to this thorny issue, and the challenges in doing so.

Penn's academic home for behavioral economics research.

Healthy Behaviors

LDI Fellows explore theories of behavior change to develop evidence-based interventions to improve health and medical decision-making. Their work looks at how to shape individual choices and encourage healthier decisions, including around smoking cessation, medication adherence, and vaccination.

Mitesh Patel researches how behavioral economics can be applied to health interventions to improve individual health behaviors. He has led several randomized, controlled trials to evaluate the use of financial and social incentives to change behavior.

Six important policy and practice trends to watch in tobacco control efforts

How to apply behavioral economic principles to this thorny issue, and the challenges in doing so.

Penn's academic home for behavioral economics research.