Joe Gladstone

PhD candidate at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

PhD Candidate, Judge Business School

Joe Gladstone is a PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. Prior to this, he graduated first in his class in degrees from Oxford, Exeter and Cambridge Universities. Joe's research interests focus on applying the principles of behavioural science to consumer financial decision making through large-scale field experiments. His research collaborators currently include a major international banking group, and the Behavioural Insights Team (aka the 'Nudge Unit') from the UK government.

Joe has been awarded a full Economic and Social Research Council scholarship to fund his studies at Cambridge over four years. This is in addition to earlier full funding from the Medical Research Council in order to pursue his studies at Oxford University.

Outside of his PhD research, Joe sits on the Advisory Committee for Cambridge University Behavioural Economics Society (CUBES) and Cambridge University Science and Policy Exchange (CUSPE). He also volunteers as a mentor to encourage disadvantaged pupils to apply to elite universities through 'The Brilliant Club' charity. Joe has a background in high-level debating tournaments, enjoys running marathons and rows for King's College, Cambridge.