Linnea Gandhi

Linnea Gandhi
  • Doctoral Candidate

Contact Information

  • office Address:

    500 Jon M. Huntsman Hall
    3730 Walnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

Research Interests: debiasing, explanation vs. prediction, (behavioral) science at scale, research cartography, researcher degrees of freedom

Links: CV, CSS Lab PhD Student Spotlight



All Courses

  • OIDD2900 - Decision Processes

    This course is an intensive introduction to various scientific perspectives on the processes through which people make decisions. Perspectives covered include cognitive psychology of human problem-solving, judgment and choice, theories of rational judgment and decision, and the mathematical theory of games. Much of the material is technically rigorous. Prior or current enrollment in STAT 101 or the equivalent, although not required, is strongly recommended.

Awards and Honors

  • AOM MOC Best Paper with Practical Implications Award, 2022
  • The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Executive MBA Outstanding TA Award, 2022
  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Honorable Mention for Conference Poster, 2021
  • Penn Presidential PhD Fellow, 2021-2024
  • Wharton Risk Center Russell Ackoff Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2021-2022
  • Marjorie Weiler Prize for Excellence in Writing, 2022
  • Wharton Risk Center Russell Ackoff Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2022-2023
  • Analytics at Wharton Grant for “Building a Nudge Map”, 2022-2023


Latest Research

Linnea Gandhi, Benjamin Manning, Angela Duckworth, Daniel Kahneman, Experimental Overoptimism and the Focusing Illusion.
All Research