Robert Shupp

Robert Shupp

Ph.D., Economics, Indiana University Bloomington
M.A., Economics, Indiana University Bloomington
B.A., Economics, College of William and Mary

Associate Professor

Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University

446 W. Circle Dr., Rm 211E, Morrill Hall of Agriculture
East Lansing, MI 48824-1039

517 432 2754, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


Biographical Information

Robert joined the MSU Agricultural Economics faculty as an Assistant Professor in January 2007. He is appointed in the tenure system. His primary teaching and research interests are in the area of experimental economics with a focus on application to topics in agricultural economics. Prior to joining MSU He was a faculty member at Ball State University.

Research and Outreach Interests

  • Contest theory with an emphasis on probabilistic contests
  • Trust and related issues in social dilemmas
  • Behavioral economics and personality
  • Voluntary contribution mechanisms and common pool resources
  • Risk attitudes in experiments