School of BusinessFaculty and Research

Laura Razzolini
Professor of Economics
Editor, Southern Economic Journal, & Director of Creative Teaching
Area: Economics

Snead Hall
301 W. Main Street
PO Box 844000
Richmond, VA, 23284-4000
Office: B3179
Phone: (804) 828-7187
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Laura Razzolini is Professor of Economics at Virginia Commonwealth University and Editor in chief of the Southern Economic Journal. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Southern Methodist University in 1994. Her research specializes in public and behavioral economics. She conducts economic experiments in a laboratory setting to test predictions of the theoretical models. Her work on altruism, fundraising and cost sharing mechanisms, traffic congestions and terrorism has been funded by the National Science Foundation. Her research has been published in the Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, Economic Theory, Public Choice, and Experimental Economics.