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Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the Data and Decisions Destination Area at Virginia Tech.

I have broad interests, but most of my research is in decision theory and behavioral economics.

I grew up in southern California and was an undergraduate student in Economics and Mathematics at UC Santa Barbara. I received my PhD in Social Science from Caltech in 2015.

Research Interests : Microeconomic Theory, Decision Theory, Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Game Theory, Political Economy.

Email: mkovach [at] vt.edu

Mailing address:

880 West Campus Drive

Dept. Of Economics, Virginia Tech, Pamplin Hall (MC 0316)

Blacksburg, VA 24061

Office: Pamplin Hall 3118

Phone: (540) 231-5764 (office)