department of economics

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John Burkett

  • Professor
  • Woodward 132 - Office Hours: M & W 3:30-4:30 & F 12:00-1:00 and By Appointment
  • Phone: 401.874.9195
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Professor Burkett has taught at Brown University, Kiev State University, and the University of California and held research positions at the Brookings Institution, the Economics Institute of Zagreb, Harvard University, and the University of London. His publications include Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior (Oxford University Press, 2006) and articles in journals such as Economica , Economics Letters, European Economic Review, History of Political Economy, Journal of Comparative Economics, and Review of Economic Studies. His current interests include Bayesian econometrics, behavioral and experimental economics, health economics, and international economics.

He is the executive director of the Institute for the Study of International Aspects of Competition, a past president of the URI chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, and on the editorial board of Economic Change and Restructuring.


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1981


The following courses are periodically taught at the University of Rhode Island by John P. Burkett. Check the Directory of Classes to see what is currently offered.

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