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Dr. Viceisza interviewed by Paulina Sodi on Univision/VIX


Dr. Viceisza writes policy brief on Black women's retirement preparedness

BIFAD Subcommittee

Dr. Viceisza serving on USAID BIFAD Subcommittee on Climate, Agriculture, and Food

Opening Workshop for NSF-funded Mentoring Program (2022)

Opening Workshop for NSF-funded Mentoring Program (2022)


Paper on "cheap talk and coordination in Senegalese farmer cooperatives" accepted at Journal of Development Economics

Agricultural and Resource Economics Review Special Issue

Dr. Miesha Williams (Morehouse College) and Dr. Viceisza co-edit special issue on Social Justice in Agricultural and Environmental Economics

NBER Entrepreneurship Presentation

Dr. Viceisza presents at NBER's Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Spring 2021 Meeting


Dr. Viceisza gives keynote at Leadership Alliance National Symposium (LANS)


Dr. Viceisza and VLab RAs (Jala Abner and Kerlisha Hippolyte) prepare policy reports for USAID-RTAC


Dr. Viceisza featured in Faculty Excellence Publication (2018)

Dr. Viceisza's NSF Project on "Using Eye-tracking to Understand Migrant Remittances" receives Active Engagement Mention from RemTECH Awards


Dr. Viceisza with Ms. Thandi Weza (Spelman Class of 2015) at the 2017 NBER Summer Institute


Dr. Viceisza (after having been in a very sunny destination) at the United Nations for the 2017 Global Forum on Remittances, Investment, and Development


Dr. Viceisza discussing innovation, commercialization, and entrepreneurship with Dr. Carmen Sidbury at a UNCF Silicon Valley Event (2014)


Dr. Viceisza receiving Vulcan Award for Excellence in Teaching from Dr. Myra Burnett (2014)


Session for Peru trust experiments conducted by Drs. Ruth Vargas Hill, Eduardo Maruyama, and Viceisza (2009-2010)


Dr. Ruth Vargas Hill (left) while she and Dr. Viceisza were conducting insurance experiments in Ethiopia (2008-2009)

About Dr. Angelino Viceisza



Dr. Angelino Viceisza (pronounced: Vee-Say-Za) is Associate Professor of Economics at Spelman College, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), President of the National Economic Association (2023-24), and Associate Editor at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.  Prior to joining Spelman, Dr. Viceisza was at the International Food Policy Research Institute (2007-2012).  He has also held visiting positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (summer 2014), Duke University (2015-2016), and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University (2020-2021).  


Dr. Viceisza’s primary expertise is in behavioral and experimental economics, with applications in development, household finance, and entrepreneurship.  A significant part of his research has studied determinants of financial remittances, i.e., money that migrants send to family and friends in countries of origin.  Dr. Viceisza has extensive experience designing and conducting field experiments in a variety of countries including but not limited to El Salvador, Ethiopia, Peru, Senegal, the United States, and Vietnam.  

His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Agricultural EconomicsEconomic Inquiry, Experimental Economics, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Review of Black Political Economy, and Small Business Economics.  He has received support from agencies such as the Department of Education, the Kauffman Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the Social Security Administration, the United States Agency for International Development, and the World Bank (see grants for more). 

Dr. Viceisza currently teaches behavioral game theory and intermediate microeconomic theory.  In 2014, he was awarded the Vulcan Award for Excellence in Teaching at Spelman College.  He is the Founder and Director of VLab, a virtual lab that primarily engages Spelman students in research experiences.  Dr. Viceisza's former research assistants and mentees have ended up in graduate or predoc programs at Brookings Institution, Columbia University, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Georgia State University (GSU), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, and University of Maryland, College Park as well as organizations such as Accenture, Atlanta Community Food Bank, CARE, Delta Airlines, Dropbox, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Mathematica, and Wells Fargo.  


Dr. Viceisza serves as a member of the American Economic Association (AEA) Committee on the Status of LGBTQ+ Individuals in the Economics Profession as well as a mentor in the AEA Mentoring Program and the AEA LGBTQ+ Mentoring Program.

He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from GSU in 2008. He holds two Masters in economics (GSU, 2005, and Boston University, 2004), an MBA in international business (Temple University, 2001), and a bachelor's degree in accounting (formerly, University of the Netherlands Antilles, 2001).  


He is fluent in English, Spanish, Dutch, and Papiamento, and is basic in French.

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