Terence Burnham

Terry Burnham is an economist who studies the biological and evolutionary basis of human behavior. He is Associate Professor at Chapman University. He has a Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University, a Masters from the MIT Sloan School with a concentration in finance. HIs undergraduate degree is in biophysics from the University of Michigan.Terry was a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, the University of Michigan, and the Harvard Business School. His non-academic experiences include working for Goldman, Sachs & Co., being the chief financial officer for Progenics Pharmaceuticals and being the director of Portfolio Management for Acadian Asset Management, a quantitative equity manager. Visit his blog.

Recent Posts

December 14, 2015 in Economy

Adam Smith is stuck without Charles Darwin

If you could change one aspect of your life during 2016, what would make you the happiest? Imagine yourself on December 31, 2016 looking back with satisfaction on 2016. What…
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February 26, 2015 in Mind

What Is Wrong With Evolutionary Psychology? Nothing

I believe that an evolutionary perspective is the single most important idea for anyone who is interested in human behavior. To paraphrase Theodosius Dobzhansky, when seen in the light of…
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July 3, 2013 in Economy

Toward A Neo-Darwinian Synthesis Of Neoclassical And Behavioral Economics

Economics is in the midst of a quiet crisis having undergone a schism forty years ago, and showing no signs of healing.
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