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Chris Whaley

Instructor

Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies

Phone: 205-348-6033
Email: cawhaley1@culverhouse.ua.edu

Focus and Current Research

Risk and uncertainty, Insurance, Health economics

Education

B.S., Auburn University; M.S., Auburn University; Ph.D. University of Alabama

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Dr. Whaley is an applied microeconomist with research interests centering around risk, uncertainty, and insurance. His research focuses primarily on higher-order risk attitudes and how individual behavior affects distributional characteristics like variance, skewness and kurtosis. His work encompasses a wide base of sub-disciplines including applications in contest theory, finance, health economics, and agricultural economics.