Michael Sykuta is an economist and Associate Professor in the Division of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Missouri. He is Executive Director of the Financial Research Institute (FRI), whose programs focus on public utilities regulation and utility industry issues. He is also Co-founder and Director of the Contracting and Organizations Research Institute (CORI), an interdisciplinary research program focused on the economics and law of contracting, organization, and corporate governance.
Sykuta is an affiliate scholar with the International Center for Law & Economics. He is also co-editor of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN)’s New Institutional Economics eJournal.