David Chavanne teaches courses in behavioral finance, experimental economics, law and economics, and microeconomic theory. 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. His research focuses on the ways in which people's policy preferences are affected by perceptions of how luck and personal responsibility shape life situations.
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. 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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