Prof. Dr. Pieter T.M. Desmet

Since 2011, Pieter Desmet has joined RILE and the BACT research programme. Pieter has a background in Economics (BA, University of Antwerp), in Experimental Psychology (MA, Catholic University of Leuven) and obtained a PhD from Rotterdam School of Management. Pieter is currently Professor of Behavioural Law and Economics and is specialized in quantitative empirical legal studies and behavioural economics. He conducts fundamental and applied behavioural research on decision-making in a variety of domains, including the decision making of victims, perpetrators and judges, as well as behavioural ethics and managerial and consumer decision making.