Jerome Hergueux

Jerome is an affiliate researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and a post-doctoral researcher at the ETH Zurich. From 2011 to 2014, Jerome spent three years as a research fellow at the Berkman Center, where he did most of his Ph.D. work.

Jerome is a behavioral economist interested in the interplay between psychology and economics. At Berkman, he couples experimental economics with big data analysis to uncover how social motivations and other psychological and cognitive traits shape our behavior over the Internet, with a particular focus on online cooperation and peer production. He is strongly involved with Professor Yochai Benkler in the Cooperation project. He is also involved with the Mindsport Research Network, which he helped launch together with Professor Charles Nesson.

Jerome holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Strasbourg and Sciences Po, Master’s degrees in both International Economics and International Affairs from Sciences Po, and a B.A. in Economics & Finance from the University of Strasbourg.

Jerome originates from the French region of Alsace. He has lived in France, Egypt, the U.S., Jordan and Switzerland. Jerome speaks French, English and Arabic and is heavily interested in political economy and international affairs.

Last updated

September 23, 2015