CSWEP Newsletter Oversight Editor: Katherine Silz Carson

Katherine Silz Carson is a Professor of Economics at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO, where she has been a member of the faculty since 1997. Her research focuses on using economics experiments to understand individual behavior and improve outcomes in collective decision-making mechanisms. She applies this work to a variety of environments – from non-market valuation to financial benchmark setting. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and published in top field journals such as the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. She has taught and developed a variety of undergraduate courses, to include introductory and advanced econometrics, intermediate microeconomics, and game theory. Dr. Silz Carson currently serves as the Chair of the Air Force Academy’s Institutional Review Board and is a member of the Faculty Senate.