- Mark Schneider is the associate director for research at the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR). He has been working at CEAR in a variety of research capacities since 2010, and currently supervises all aspects of sponsored projects undertaken by the center. In addition to his role at CEAR, Dr. Schneider has a faculty appointment within the Department of Risk Management & Insurance, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University and teaches a course on personal financial planning since the Fall of 2021.
Prior to joining GSU his previous consulting work focused on cost benefit analyses applied to environmental amenities and transportation. His current research measures individual and group literacy in financial and health domains. Dr. Schneider’s most recent work in experimental economics has included the elicitation of subjective beliefs, risk and time preferences with entrepreneurs and the urban poor. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Cape Town for his dissertation, which develops and applies new methods of measuring financial literacy.