About the Director

garyProfessor Gary Charness specializes in experimental and behavioral research.  He has published his research in a wide variety of journals, including Econometrica, American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behavior, and Management Science.  He received his B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. in Economics from The University of California at Berkeley.  He joined the UCSB faculty in 2001, after a previous appointment at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, Spain.  He has held visiting scholar and professor positions at the University of California at Santa Cruz and The Ohio State University, and also received a fellowship from the MacArthur Foundation.