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Daniel Schwartz


Profesor Asistente



Grados Académicos

Ingeniero Civil Industrial, Universidad de Chile
M.Sc. en Behavioral Decision Research, Carnegie Mellon University
Ph.D. en Behavioral Decision Research, Carnegie Mellon University

Áreas de Especialización

Economía conductual (behavioral economics)
Toma de decisiones (judgement and decision making)
Comportamiento del consumidor (consumer behavior)

Actividades Docentes

Toma de decisiones y economía conductual (Behavioral
decision making and behavioral economics)
Aplicaciones de probabilidades y estadística en gestión (Applied
statistics for management)
Economía conductual y políticas públicas (Behavioral economics
and public policy)



Dr. Daniel Schwartz is Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Chile. His research focuses on consumer behavior and behavioral economics, relying on large field experiments to understand the decision-making process that yields behavioral changes in consumers and organizations. Daniel’s research is applied to different domains such as energy and environmental behavior, insurance and financial decisions, food labeling, and prosocial behavior.

Daniel has published articles in leading journals such as Nature Climate Change, Public Policy & Marketing, and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. His research has received international media coverage, including in Scientific American, Der Spiegel and ABC Australia.

Daniel teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on Applied Statistics, Behavioral Decision-Making and Behavioral Economics. He has received the most prestigious teaching awards at the University (2016) and Departmental level (2015 and 2016).

Daniel has conducted projects with several corporations in the electricity, communication and retail sectors, as well as with governmental organizations (e.g., Chilean Bureau of Consumer Protection).

Daniel received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Behavioral Decision Research from Carnegie Mellon University. Then, he worked as a Research Fellow at the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. Prior to graduate school, he worked as a consultant in topics of consumer behavior and sales force management using machine learning, for projects in Latin America and the United States.