I am a postdoctoral fellow in economics at Queen’s University Smith School of Business.

I am an applied microeconomist working in the fields of behavioral economics, experimental economics, and machine learning.

I have taught the core first-year principles of economics course and an MSc seminar focused on machine learning for managers.


2023 Teaching Evaluations

Research Papers

Research Papers

Freeman, David J., and Kevin Laughren, 2024. “Task Completion Without Commitment.” Experimental Economics.
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Kimbrough, Erik, Kevin Laughren, and Roman Sheremeta, 2020. “War and Conflict in Economics: Theories Applications and Recent Trends.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

Laughren, Kevin, and Henry Schneider, 2023. “Adaptive Experiments for Customer Segmentation” (Link is to Introduction). Presented at Economic Science Association conference, Charlotte, October 2023. Working Paper.

Laughren, Kevin, 2023. “Decomposing Inattention.” Under Review.

Laughren, Kevin, Lara Aknin, Dai Heide, Panayiotis Pappas, and Milan Singh, 2019. “Demonstrating Selection Effects in Evaluation of a First Year Seminar Program.”Under Review.

Laughren, Kevin, & Oxoby, Robert, 2015. “Gambler’s Fallacy.” and “Gender Differences.” In M. Altman (Ed.), Real-World Decision MakingAn Encyclopedia of Behavioral Economics (pp. 169-170). Greenwood.