Visit Dates: October 23-27, 2023; April 22-26; and May 20-24, 2024.

The Freedom Center is excited to welcome Dr. Laura Razzolini as a visiting fellow.

Laura Razzolini is Professor of Economics and Department Head at the University of Alabama. Her research specializes in public and behavioral economics. She conducts economic experiments in a laboratory setting to test predictions of the theoretical models. Her work on altruism, fundraising and cost sharing mechanisms, traffic congestions and terrorism has been funded by the National Science Foundation. Her research has been published in the Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Economic Theory, Public Choice, and Experimental Economics. For 16 years she served as Editor in chief of the Southern Economic Journal. She currently serve as Vice President of the Southern Economic Association and on the Executive Committee of the Economic Science Association.

Laura earned a Laurea (Baccalaureate) from the University of Florence in Italy; a research Doctorate from the University of Bologna in Italy; a MA and a PhD in economics from Southern Methodist University. Before joining UA, Laura was at Virginia Commonwealth University for 13 years and before then at the University of Mississippi for 10 years. She was Program Director at NSF from 2001 to 2003.

She has three daughters.

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