Curriculum Vitae


Chrystie T. Burr

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Department of Economics
University of Arizona
McClelland Hall 401
1130 East Helen Street
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108
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  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Arizona, 2013.
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Arizona, 2007.
  • B.S. Physics, University of Arizona, 2003.

Fields of Research Interest

Environmental and Energy Economics (primary), Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Econometrics, Public Economics


Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Burr, C., L. Gardini, and F. Szidarovszky. Discrete Time Dynamic Oligopolies with Adjustment Constraints. Forthcoming in the Journal of Dynamics and Games.
  • Amir, R. and C. Burr. Corruption and Socially Optimal Entry. Journal of Public Economics, 123: 30-41. 2015.
  • Burr, C., M. Knauff, and A. Stepanova. On the Prisoner's Dilemma in R&D with Input Spillovers. Mathematical Social Sciences. 66(3): 254-261. 2013.
  • Burr, G., C. Galang, F. Taylor, C. Gallup, L. Edwards, K., Cutler, and B. Quirk. Radiocarbon Results from a 13-kyr BP Coral from the Huon Penisula, Papua New Guinea. Radiocarbon. 46(3): 1211-1224. 2004.

Submitted Journal Articles

  • Burr, C. Subsidies and Investments in the Solar Power Markets.

Conference Publications

  • Burr, C. and F. Szidarovszky. Oligopoly with Bounded Output Adjustments. In: Proceedings of the Western Decision Science Institute Conference, April 2-6, 2012.

Work in Progress

  • Burr, C., D. Burtraw, J. Darmstadter, and K. Palmer. Diffusion of Renewable Energy Technologies.


The University of Arizona


  • ECON 373: Environmental Economics: Spring 2012.
  • ECON 200: Basic Economic Issues: Winter 2010.

Teaching Assistant

  • ECON 373: Environmental Economics (Instructor: Paul Portney)
  • ECON 460: Industrial Organization (Instructor: Gautam Gowrisankaran)
  • ECON 361: Intermediate Microeconomics
  • ECON 452: Information Economics and the Internet
  • ECON 101: Individuals and Society
  • ECON 550: Economics for Managers

Research Experience and Employment

  • Research Assistant for Prof. Fishback, University of Arizona (2010)
  • Research Assistant for Arizona Research Institute for Solar Energy, University of Arizona (2009-2010)
  • Research Assistant for the Institute of Earth Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2007)
  • Research Assistant, NSF-Arizona Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, University of Arizona (2002-2004)

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer for Journal of Public Economic Theory and The Manchester School.

Awards & Fellowships

  • Summer Research Fellowship, Resources for the Future, 2011.
  • Institute on Computational Economics Fellow, University of Chicago, 2011.
  • Fulbright Fellowship finalist, 2011.

The University of Arizona

  • Donald Wells Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching, Spring, 2012.
  • Institute of Environment Graduate Student Travel Grant, Fall 2010.
  • Arizona Diversity Scholarship, 2008-2009.