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Dr. Catherine C. ECKEL Professor, School of Social Sciences, University of Texas, Dallas


1977 B.S., Economics, Virginia Commonwealth University
1983 Ph.D., Economics, University of Virginia
1983-1989 Assistant Professor
1987-1993 Associate Department Head
1989-1998 Associate Professor
since 1998 Professor - Department of Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia,
1996-1998 Program Director, National Science Foundation, Economics Program, Arlington
2002 Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
since 2002 Director, Laboratory for the Study of Human Thought and Action, Virginia Tech
since 2004 Associate Fellow, CIRANO (Centre interuniversitaire de recherche en analyse des organisations), Montreal


American Economic Association, 1997-2003
Economic Science Association, 1995-1999/2000-2004
CASSEL, since 2001
Southern Economic Association 2002-2004 (President 2004)


Sex Differences and Statistical Stereotyping in Attitudes Toward Financial Risk, in: Evolution and Human Behavior 23(4): 281-295, 2002
What Role Can Experiments Play in Research on Regulation? In: Journal of Regulatory Economics, 23(2) :103-108, 2003
Is Trust a Risky Decision? In: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 55(4): 447-465, December, 2004
An Experimental Test of the Crowding Out Hypothesis, Forthcoming, in: Journal of Public Economics 89(8): 1543-1560, 2005
Internet Cautions, Forthcoming, Experimental Economics, 2005


X-Caliber Award, University award for innovation in teaching technology, Virginia Tech, 2004
Diggs Teaching Scholar Award, University award for integrating teaching and research, Virginia Tech, 2004
Principles of Economics Teacher of the Year, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, 2004
Who s Who Among American Teachers, 2003-2004
Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, 1993-1994
Virginia Tech Economics Club Excellence in Teaching Award, 1986