What I do
Chaning is a post-doctoral research associate at Princeton University and the associate scientific director at the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics. He is interested in the intersections of psychology, behavioural economics and development. Chaning’s current work includes a variety of lab, field, and lab-in-the-field work, primarily in Kenya.
Chaning's ongoing work includes RCTs on the effects of lottery savings mechanisms on savings balances, how behavioral interventions affect the take up of micro insurance and the effect of health insurance on stress. Other work includes a number of lab experiments on the effect of stress on economic and social decision-making and the effect of work on subjective wellbeing. Chaning has a PhD in economics from the University of Hawaii.