Associate Professor of Economics
Dr. Curtis R. Price is a world renown scholar in the field of experimental economics and is an associate professor of economics in the Romain College of Business and the founder of the Judith A. and Robert E. Griffin Experimental Economics Laboratory at the University of Southern Indiana. Dr. Price earned his Ph.D. from the Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University. He also holds a Master of Science in Economics and a Master of Arts in Mathematics.
Prior to earning his Ph.D., Dr. Price was employed in the insurance industry in a variety of roles. Dr. Price’s duties were generally in the data analysis and risk management sectors of insurance. Specifically, Dr. Price spent more than a decade working as an actuary where he focused on pricing of workers compensation insurance policies in the excess and reinsurance markets. He continues to do consulting in actuarial, economics, and statistical fields.
Dr. Price’s main research interests are in managerial economics, experimental methodology, and the intersection of gender and competition. His research has been published in world leading journals such as Management Science, Economics Letters, the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, and Managerial and Decision Economics. Dr. Price regularly serves as a referee for top economics & management journals such as Management Science, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Experimental Economics, Social Choice and Welfare, and Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. Dr. Price has also been a grant reviewer for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Dr. Price, along with his wife, currently own and operate a private corporation in the health care sector. He serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Risk Manager in this endeavor.