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Glenn Harrison (Georgia State) on Experimental Economics

Prof Glenn Harrison

Prof Glenn Harrison

Glenn Harrison is the C.V. Starr Chair of Risk Management & Insurance and Director of the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR), in the Department of Risk Management & Insurance, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University. His research includes diverse topics such as law and economics, international trade policy, environmental policy and experimental economics.

Glenn’s research in experimental economics has included the study of bidding behavior in auctions, market contestability and regulation, bargaining behavior, and the elicitation of risk and time preferences. Most recently it has examined the complementarities between laboratory and field experiments.

During our discussion, the matter of one dead salmon arose. Here’s a figure from the scientific research relating to the fish:
The Neuroeconomics of a dead Atlantic Salmon

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