Colin Camerer is the Robert Kirby Professor of Behavioral Economics at Caltech. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1981 and worked at Northwestern, Penn, and Chicago before Caltech. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters and wrote or co-edited four books, most notably Behavioral Game Theory in 2003.
Camerers research group is interested in the psychological and neural basis of choice, strategizing in games, and trading in markets. His group uses many methods, including MRI, EEG, TMS, studies of chimpanzees, experiments in field settings, and analysis of field data on taxi cabs, sports performance, and movie revenues. Prof. Camerer has been the past president of the Economic Science (experimental economics), the Society for Neuroeconomics, and was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society.