Microeconomic theory, evolution and learning, behavioral economics, financial markets.
Biography, Education and Training
Daniel Friedman joined the faculty in 1985 after teaching at UCLA and UC Berkeley. He has broad research interests in applied economic theory, with recent emphasis on learning and evolution, laboratory experiments, and financial markets. The coauthor of three books, eleven NSF grants, and dozens of research articles, he currently is studying a) how motives beyond self-interest affect market performance, and b) market formats for electronic commerce.