Busara Center for Behavioral Economics
Chief Executive Officer

Chaning is the CEO of Busara and has helped lead the organization since 2013. He is is responsible for both internal and external strategy, and a portfolio of projects primarily focused on research. Prior to joining Busara, Chaning worked as an English teacher in the Czech Republic and a equities and derivatives trader in Los Angeles. Chaning completed a Postdoc at Princeton University in Psychology and Public Affairs, holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Hawai’i with specialization in Behavioral Economics and Development, and a bachelor's in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis. He is also a CFA level II holder.

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