Daniel Friedman

TitleDistinguished Professor,
Director-[LEEPS] Learning & Experimental Economics Projects of Santa Cruz
DivisionSocial Sciences Division
DepartmentEconomics Department
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Research Interests

Microeconomic theory, experimental economics, evolution and learning, financial markets

Biography, Education and Training

Daniel Friedman joined the faculty in 1985 after teaching at UCLA and UC Berkeley. He has broad research interests in applied economic theory, with recent emphasis on learning and evolution, laboratory experiments, and financial markets. The coauthor of three books, eleven NSF grants, and dozens of research articles, he currently is studying a) how motives beyond self-interest affect market performance, and b) market formats for electronic commerce.