Chris Whaley

  • December 17th, 2018
Chris Whaley
Economics, EFLS, Faculty
Email: cawhaley1@culverhouse.ua.edu
Department:Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies
Title:Instructor
Phone:205-348-6033
Building:Alston
Office:242
Education:Ph.D. University of Alabama
M.S., Auburn University
B.S., Auburn University

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.

Focus and Current Research


Risk and uncertainty

Insurance

Health economics

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