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Tibor Besedes

Tibor Besedes

Mary S. and Richard B. Inman, Jr. Professor

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Ph.D. Economics (2003), Rutgers University
M.A. Economics (2000), Rutgers University
B.Sc. Economics (1998), Texas Christian University

Tibor Besedes

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Dr. Besedes joined the School of Economics in 2007 after spending four years as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Louisiana State University. He obtained his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 2003. His research interests include international trade and experimental/behavioral economics. His research in international trade focuses on the dynamics and stability of trading relationships between countries and factors determining duration of trade. His research in experimental and behavioral economics has focused on understanding how individuals make decisions in multi-attribute environments similar to decisions involving health insurance or drug coverage plans. Much of his experimental/behavioral economics research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. His articles have been published by the Review of Economics and StatisticsJournal of International EconomicsEuropean Economic Review, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization among others. Dr. Besedes serves as the director of the Forum for Research in Empirical International Trade and is currently associate editor of the Southern Economic Journal

  • International Trade
  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
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