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Esther-Mirjam Sent 

Nijmegen School of Management

Esther-Mirjam Sent is a Professor in Economic Theory and Economic Policy. Her research interests include behavioural economics, experimental economics and economic policy as well as the history and philosophy of economic science and the economy of science.


Esther-Mirjam Sent has studied and worked in the United States. She obtained her doctorate from Stanford University in 1994, under the guidance of Nobel prize winner Kenneth Arrow. She received the Joseph Dorfman Best Dissertation Prize 1995 for her doctoral thesis and the Gunnar Myrdal Prize 1999 for her first book. She is also the recipient of several awards for media presence.


Professor Sent is co-editor of the Journal of Institutional Economics. In addition to her academic position, she is also a member of the Dutch Senate.

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