Economics professor continues decision-making research

Appalachian State University professor of economics, David Dickinson, along with colleagues Sean Drummond, Clare Anderson and Shantha Rajaratnam at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia are continuing research on: The Impact of Sleep Restriction and Circadian Misalignment on Decision Making.

David DickinsonDrummond is the principal investigator on this project, and Dickinson is one of the three co-PIs. The project is funded for an award amount of $450,000 through 2020 by the Office of Naval Research Global grant program. Dickinson and his Monash colleagues have worked together on several recent projects.

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Dickinson is a professor of economics in Appalachian's Walker College of Business, a research fellow to the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, in Bonn, Germany and a research affiliate with Chapman University's Economic Science Institute.

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Published: Mar 12, 2018 11:12am