Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Anat Bracha is an economist in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In her research she incorporates psychological motives into standard economic models of decisionmaking under risk, and examines motives such as image motivation and status in prosocial behavior. Her work has been published in the American Economic Review , the Journal of Public Economics, and Games and Economic Behavior . Bracha received her Ph.D. in economics from Yale, and prior to joining the Fed in 2009 she was an assistant professor at Tel Aviv University and a post-doc associate at MIT.