Daniel Houser

Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES), Professor and Chairman of Economics, George Mason University

Daniel Houser, Ph.D. is an economist and experienced educator. After earning his undergraduate degrees in mathematics and mathematical economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Dr. Houser received his Ph.D. in economics (Bayesian Econometrics) from the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Houser is Professor and Chairman of Economics at George Mason University, where he is also Director of Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith’s Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science (ICES), a research institution focused on advancing the newest frontiers of experimental and behavioral economics. He has made fundamental contributions to multiple subfields of economics with his research published in leading journals of economics, psychology, political science and general science.

Dr. Houser is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Neuroeconomics, Co-Editor in Chief (with Bernd Weber) for the Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics, and serves on the editorial boards of many other leading academic outlets, including Management Science; Experimental Economics, Journal of the Economic Science Association and Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey