– Associate Professor of Economics, Chapman University
Erik O. Kimbrough, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Economics in the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University and Senior Fellow at the Fraser Institute. Kimbrough holds a BA from The George Washington University, in Washington, DC, and an MS and PhD from George Mason University, in Fairfax, VA. Professor Kimbrough's research uses laboratory experiments to study the economics of conflict resolution, cooperation and institutions, with a particular focus on how economic institutions develop and adapt. Kimbrough has twice received SSHRC grants, most recently a five-year Insight Grant to study the underpinnings of economic institutions. He has published papers in leading journals such as the American Economic Review, International Economic Review, and Journal of the European Economic Association, among others.