Hwee Bin was born in Singapore. She obtained her B.Soc.Sci. in Economics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). During this time, she spent a semester abroad at Stockholm University and worked as a research assistant at NUS. After that, she worked for two years as a data specialist in the Family Justice Court of Singapore. She then continued her education in M.SC. Economics at Heidelberg University and interned at the Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). In her master’s thesis, she examined tax evasion and welfare fraud from a behavioral economics perspective and its implication on compliance. Her main research interests are behavioral economics, experimental economics and public economics.
In her leisure time, she enjoys travelling, hiking and dancing.