Daniel F. Stone

Affiliation: Economics
Associate Professor of Economics

I teach classes on information and uncertainty, game theory, behavioral economics, and microeconomics. Most of my research is on belief formation and choice under uncertainty.  I use both empirical methods (sometimes with data from sports, a great "natural lab" for behavioral analysis) and game theoretic formal analysis.  I am especially interested in persuasion, communication, and belief updating in general, and, more specifically, political media, polarization, persistent disagreement, and inter-personal hostility (a.k.a. affective polarization).  I'm on twitter (@d_f_stone), perhaps ill-advisedly, but with good intentions (I think).

bayesmug4.jpg

A gift from the good people at
Considdr.com, recent Bowdoin grads. (They didn't know that I'm the 'unknown' so I made the  correction.) 
Check it out!

 

Curriculum Vitae

Daniel F. Stone

Education

  • PhD, Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 2008
  • MA, Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 2006
  • BS, Applied Mathematics, Yale University, 2001