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Michael Muthukrishna

Michael Muthukrishna

Michael Muthukrishna

Non- Resident Fellow

 

Michael Muthukrishna is Associate Professor of Economic Psychology, STICERD Developmental Economics Group Affiliate, Affiliate of the Data Science Institute, and founder of Culturalytik at the London School of Economics. Michael has won several awards for this research, which focuses on how culture affects innovation, corruption, decision-making, and how we can best navigate diversity and cultural differences. Michael’s research and interviews have appeared in a variety of international and national news outlets including CNN, BBC, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Scientific American, PBS, Vice, Newsweek, New York Magazine, Nature News, and Science News, and in the UK in the Times, Telegraph, Mirror, Sun, and Guardian. Michael’s research is informed by his educational background in engineering and psychology, with graduate training in evolutionary biology, economics, and statistics, and his personal background living in Sri Lanka, Botswana, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Canada, United States, and United Kingdom. He is the author of A Theory of Everyone: Who we are, how we got here, and where we’re going.

 

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