Ayse Yemiscigil


Ayse is a Ph.D. student in Behavioral Science at Warwick Business School researching how people develop and experience a sense of purpose in their lives, and the ways purpose shapes their behaviors. She also studies how people use emotions to make decisions, especially in economic and political contexts. As of September 2017, she is at Harvard Kennedy School as a Visiting Fellow with the Behavioral Insights Group at the Center for Public Leadership. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey and a master’s degree in Behavioural and Economic Science from Warwick University.