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Amos Nadler

Assistant Professor (part-time), Finance

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  • Behavioural Finance
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Neuroeconomics
  • Behavioural Endocrinology
  • Asset Pricing
  • Financial Decision Making

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Amos Nadler joined the Ivey Business School at Western University in 2013 as an Assistant Professor of Finance after completing his PhD at Claremont Graduate University in Southern California. Amos served as a senior researcher at the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies and worked on a variety of experimental studies using a range of biological methodologies, including hormone measurement, fMRI, neurophysiology, heart rate, skin conductance, respiration, and genetics. He previously taught behavioural economics, behavioural finance, organizational psychology, and math camp at the Claremont Colleges.

Professor Nadler worked in marketing and public relations while an undergraduate, then founded Advanced Marketing + Organizational Strategies, LLC, a healthcare marketing and strategy company.


  • Finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Corporate Finance


  • Bachelor of Science, Economics, University of Oregon
  • Master of Arts, Economics, Claremont Graduate University
  • PhD, Economics, Claremont Graduate University

Recent Refereed Articles

  • Nadler, A.; Jiao, P.; Alexander, V.; Johnson, C. J.; Zak, P. J., 2018, "The Bull of Wall Street: Experimental Analysis of Testosterone and Asset Trading", Management Science, September 64(9): 3971 - 4470.
  • Henderson, A.; Thoelen, G.; Nadler, A.; Barraza, J.; Nave, G., 2018, "Testing the influence of testosterone administration on men's honesty in a large laboratory experiment", Scientific Reports, August 8.
  • Nave, G.; Nadler, A.; Dubois, D.; Zava, D.; Camerer, C.; Plassmann, H., 2018, "Single-Dose Testosterone Administration Increases Men’s Preference for Status Goods", Nature Communications, July 9.
  • Nave, G.; Nadler, A.; Zava, D.; Farrell Camerer, C., 2017, "Single dose testosterone administration impairs cognitive reflection in men", Psychological Science, October 28(10): 1375 - 1386.

For more publications please see our Research Database

Works in Progress

  • Testosterone administration increases and sustains asset market bubbles: Laboratory Experiments
  • Zak, Paul and Nadler, Amos: “Hormones & Economic Decision Making”. Studies in Neuroscience, Psychology & Behavioral Economics, in press

Honours & Awards

  • Templeton Foundation Neuroeconomics Fellow
  • Best Honors Research Paper


  • Economics Professor, Pitzer College
  • Senior Researcher, Center for Neuroeconomics Studies
  • Principal and Founder, Advanced Marketing + Organizational Strategies, LLC
  • Marketing Director, NW Center for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Research/Course Development

  • Finance
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Decisions & Organizations
  • Math Camp