NBER profile: David I. Laibson.David I David I, king of Scotland
David I, 1084–1153, king of Scotland (1124–53), youngest son of Malcolm III and St. Margaret of Scotland. During the reign of his brother Alexander I, whom he succeeded, David was earl of Cumbria, ruling S of the Clyde . Laibson is a Research Associate in the NBER's Programs on Aging, Economic Fluctuations, and Asset Pricing. He is also a Professor of Economics at Harvard University.
Laibson received his A.B. in Economics from Harvard in 1988, his MSc from the London School of Economics The School is a member of the Russell Group, the European University Association, Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Community of European Management Schools and International Companies, The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs as well as the Golden in 1990, and his Ph.D. in Economics from MIT MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994. He joined the Harvard economics department as an assistant professor in 1994 and was promoted to full professor in 2002. He was also a Fellow of the NBER's Aging Program in the academic year 1997-8.
Laibson is a member of the Russell Sage Behavioral Economics Behavioral Economics
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Laibson lives in Cambridge with his wife Nina Zipser, the Director of Institutional Research at Harvard University. Occasionally they find time to hike, snorkel snorkel, tube through which a submarine or diver can draw air while underwater. When in use, the top of the snorkel tube extends above the water surface into the air. , cross-country ski, and snow shoe. Laibson also plays tennis with Harvard graduate students who let him win a few games.