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Dan Laughhunn

Professor Emeritus

Academic Areas: Decision Sciences
Phone Number: +1.919.660.7764

Teaching / Research Interests

Risk Management, Capital Budgeting, Managerial Economics, Finance, Risk Attitudes of Professional Managers

Mailing Information

Duke University: The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708

Bio

Areas of expertise and research topics: Resource allocation, performance measurement, and compensation focused on the alignment of organizations and employees to shareholder value creation pricing. Strategic options for growth, by organic forms and by acquisitions

Representative publications and working papers:  “The Impact of Regulation on Managerial Risk Attitudes,” (with Roy Crum and John Payne) Bell Journal of Economics, 1983 “Utility Theory and Managerial Risk Attitudes: Implications of Risk Seeking Behavior,” (with Roy Crum and John Payne) Management Science, 1981 “Price Cap Regulation in the UK,” (with Sushil Bhattycharya) Telematics, 1988 

Representative professional activities and awards: • Dean of The Fuqua School of Business (then unnamed), 1973-74 • Associate Dean of The Fuqua School of Business (then unnamed), 1976-79 • Area Coordinator of Decision Sciences, 1979-85 and 1990-93 • Daytime MBA Award for Teaching Excellence, 1980 and 1992 • Weekend MBA Award for Teaching Excellence 1995 • Executive MBA Award for Teaching Excellence, 1988 and 1990 (co-recipient) • Bank of America Faculty Award, 1993 • Academic Program Director for the Advanced Management Program, 1992-present • Customized executive education (designed and taught courses for 38 companies)