Chuba Ezekwesili

Chuba Ezekwesili

Masters Student

Bio

Chuba is a Masters Student at Yale University, Research Associate with Impact Matters and Co-Founder of Akanka.

  • Alma Mater: Claremont McKenna College (CMC), Yale University
  • Email: ezekschuba@gmail.com

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Confirmation Bias: When Seeing Isn't Believing

OPINION - 28 JUL 2015

Confirmation Bias: When Seeing Isn't Believing

People tend to ignore information that challenges their views and emphasize that which confirms them.

What Makes a Law Effective?

OPINION - 28 JUL 2015

What Makes a Law Effective?

For a law to be effective, it has to fulfil two essential behavioural criteria.

The Statistical Errors That Explain Our Behaviour

OPINION - 03 AUG 2015

The Statistical Errors That Explain Our Behaviour

Nigeria too often falls prey to Type II errors - failing to believe a pattern is real when it actually is.

Incentives: Some Things Money Can't Buy

OPINION - 06 AUG 2015

Incentives: Some Things Money Can't Buy

Understanding how non-monetary incentives can sometimes get you better results.

Action Bias: Why Buhari Became 'Baba Go Slow'

OPINION - 31 AUG 2015

Action Bias: Why Buhari Became 'Baba Go Slow'

In decision-making, the action bias calls for action to be taken, even when it might be detrimental.

Authority Bias:  To Question or Not to Question

OPINION - 15 SEP 2015

Authority Bias: To Question or Not to Question

Why the Authority Bias is detrimental and how questioning can help mitigate its effects.

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