David Chavanne



Contact David Chavanne
Email: dchavann@conncoll.edu
Mailbox: 5552
Office: 109 Winthrop Hall
Phone: (860) 439-2194
Fax: (860) 439-5332

David Chavanne, Assistant Professor of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics

Joined Connecticut College: 2012

Education
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
Ph.D., George Mason University

Specializations
• Experimental economics • Behavioral economics • Economics and philosophy • Public choice


David Chavanne joined the economics department at Connecticut College as an assistant professor in 2012. He completed his Ph.D. at George Mason University and previously taught at Middlebury College.

His research uses behavioral experiments to examine individuals' preferences for redistribution in small group settings. His work so far includes a publication in the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and various working papers.

At Connecticut College, David teaches courses in behavioral finance, experimental economics and economics and morality. He is interested in how economics can be integrated with other social sciences, philosophy and law – and how economic ideas can be communicated to people unfamiliar with, and resistant to, the economic way of thinking.

Prior to studying at George Mason, David earned at bachelor of arts degree at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Mass.

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