Jonathan Beauchamp is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto. His research primarily focuses on applied microeconomics, on behavioral economics, and on the emerging field of “genoeconomics” (which combines insights and methods from both economics and genetics to find genetic variants associated with economic preferences and outcomes and tackle questions of interest to both fields). He is a core researcher of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium. Prior to joining the University of Toronto, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Economics at Harvard University.
Beauchamp holds a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics and a Master's degree in Economics from Queen's University, where he specialized in monetary and public economics. He received a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 2011. Between his doctorate and his postdoc, Jonathan worked for the management consulting firm McKinsey & Company and as an economist in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, D.C.