PhD University of Connecticut
MA University of Connecticut
BA Vilnius University (Lithuania)
Industrial Organization, Energy and Environmental Economics, Energy Security, Experimental and Behavioral Economics
Rimvydas Baltaduonis, Ph.D. - Rim - is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at Gettysburg College and a Co-Director of Gettysburg Lab for Experimental Economics (GLEE). He is also an affiliated faculty with the International & Global Studies Program at Gettysburg College and has chaired it during 2018-2019. While being a longtime affiliate of the Institute for Regulatory Law & Economics (IRLE), Dr. Baltaduonis also worked as a Visiting Senior Research Scholar at Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) during 2019-2020 academic year and a Visiting Senior Scholar at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) from 2015 to 2017. Dr. Baltaduonis' current research focuses on the design and behavior of electric power markets and their interaction with natural gas markets. While at FERC, Dr. Baltaduonis investigated the performance of markets for financial transmission rights (FTRs) as well as physical gas contracts. He also conducts workshops on laboratory economics experiments designed to inform energy policy. The National Science Foundation, the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics and the Australian Research Council have supported his research. Prior to assuming his position at Gettysburg College, Dr. Baltaduonis was an IFREE Visiting Post-doctoral Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Center for Economic Science at George Mason University and later at the Economics Science Institute at Chapman University.