Dr. Terence C. Burnham
- Office Location:
- Beckman Hall 303J
- (714) 744-7847
- University of Michigan, Bachelor of Science
San Diego State University, Master of Science
Harvard University, Ph.D.
- Terry Burnham is an economist who studies the biological and evolutionary basis of human behavior. 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. Prior to Chapman, Terry was a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, the University of Michigan, and the Harvard Business School. His non-academic experiences include working briefly for Goldman, Sachs & Co., being the chief financial officer for Progenics Pharmaceuticals , a start-up biotechnology company, and being the director of portfolio management for Acadian Asset Management, a quantitative equity manager.
- Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Meyer, Andrew, Frederick, Shane, Burnham, Terence C, et al: "Disfluent fonts don’t help people solve math problems." Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 144(2): e16. 2015
Rose, M., et al. (2015). "Four steps toward the control of aging: following the example of infectious disease." Biogerontology: 1-11.
Burnham, Terence C: "Public goods with high-powered punishment: high cooperation and low efficiency." Journal of Bioeconomics, 1-15. 2014
Burnham, T. C. (2013). Consilience and Economics, comment on Endogenous and Systemic Risk. Endogenous and Systemic Risk. J. Harbaugh and A. Lo, The University of Chicago Press: 105-112.
Burnham, T. C. (2013). "Toward a neo-Darwinian synthesis of neoclassical and behavioral economics." Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 90, S113-S127.
2nd edition of Mean Genes