J. Todd Swarthout
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Economics
Georgia State University
P.O. Box 3992
Atlanta, GA 30302-3992 email@example.com
Background InformationJ. Todd Swarthout is a Research Assistant Professor of Economics and the Operations Director of the Experimental Economics Center in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Arizona in 2002.
Todd's current research interests include theoretical and experimental investigation of insurance behavior, auctions, strategic interaction in competitive games, and mechanism design. He is also involved with the development of software tools to better support experimental economics methods in the classroom. He has created pedagogic experiment software for many areas of economics, including markets and auctions, game theory, public goods, and consumer choice. He has also developed EconPort, a digital library providing economic educational resources for students and instructors.