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Diego C. Nocetti

Dean, School of Business; Professor of Economics and Financial Studies, Clarkson University

Nocetti is a leading theorist in decision analysis. His research has contributed to the understanding of both positive and normative aspects of risk-taking behavior and has informed public policy debates on a broad range of issues, including observed patterns of saving and wealth accumulation in the U.S., the appropriate discount rate to use in public projects, and the proper design of economic incentives to stimulate charitable giving, to name a few examples.

Nocetti has published more than 30 articles in leading peer-reviewed scientific journals, including articles in Journal of Economic Theory, Management Science, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Mathematical Economics, and Social Choice and Welfare.

Nocetti is Co-Editor of the Eastern Economic Journal, the journal of the Eastern Economic Association. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from The University of Memphis, his MBA from East Carolina University, and his BA (licenciatura) from Universidad del Salvador.


  • –present
    Professor of Economics and Financial Studies, Clarkson University


  • 2006 
    University of Memphis, Economics