Mark Schneider is a senior staff member at Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR). He has been working with Director of CEAR, Professor Glenn Harrison, in a variety of research capacities since 2003, and supervises all aspects of sponsored research conducted by CEAR. 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.