Founding Columnist

Elizabeth Linos

Elizabeth Linos is an assistant professor of public policy at the University of California-Berkeley. Previously, she was the vice president and head of research and evaluation at Behavioral Insights Team North America. Her research centers on how to improve government performance, with a specific focus on recruiting, retaining, and motivating public servants. Prior to working with the BIT, she worked in government, as a policy advisor to the Greek Prime Minister, George Papandreou, and in research design and implementation, with the Poverty Action Lab in Bangladesh, France, and Morocco. She holds a Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University.