Dr. Banovetz has experience using theory and applied techniques in a variety of contexts, including assessing the economic effects of COVID-19 policies and how pollution influences recreational choice.

Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Banovetz’s research focused on “bandit” models as a tool to assess behavioral forces in decision-making, studying how people under-value exploring new options and how they rely on simplified rules when facing complex problems.


University of California, Santa Barbara, PhD, Economics

Montana State University, MS, Applied Economics

Hillsdale College, BS, Economics