Theodore O. Yntema Professor of Behavioral Science and Marketing, Chicago Booth
Cities: Beijing, Singapore
Christopher K. Hsee conducts research on the interplay between psychology and economics, happiness, marketing, and cross-cultural psychology. Hsee's research has been published in a wide range of academic journals and featured in the media. His most recent articles include "Prominence effect in Shanghai apartment prices" forthcoming in Journal of Marketing Research, and "Hedonomics: Bridging decision research with happiness research" forthcoming in Perspectives on Psychological Science. Hsee's research has earned him invitations to speak at almost all the prominent universities in the U.S. and China. He was recently awarded the McKinsey Award for excellence in teaching (generally regarded as the most prestigious teaching award for Chicago Booth faculty), and the Phoenix Award for his involvement in student life both in the classroom as well as in extracurricular and community activities.
In addition to teaching and research, Hsee serves or has served on the editorial boards of several academic journals, including the Journal of Marketing Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Behavior Decision Making, and Management and Organization Review. He has served as an ad hoc reviewer for nearly two dozen more.
Hsee earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Hawaii in 1989 and a PhD from Yale University in 1993. He joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 1993.