Economic Behaviour and Genetic Makeup with Pietro Biroli

In this episode, we talk to Pietro Biroli from the University of Bologna about his paper “Moral Hazard Heterogeneity: Genes and Health Insurance Influence Smoking after a Health Shock”. In this paper, Pietro and his co-author Laura Zwyssig show that individual behaviour is influenced not only by environmental constraints but also by genetic makeup, which carries implications for the fairness and effectiveness of health policies.

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