Darin Duch recently earned an MBA from Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. After graduation, he worked for State Street, one of several leading investment banks in Boston. He received an MS in Economics from Florida State University in December 2010 and is currently a doctoral candidate in Economics at FSU. He currently works at FSU as a researcher at CEFA and a teaching assistant in the Economics Department and Tallahassee Community College. His key research interests include energy, environmental, health and development economics. Additional research interests include global income growth rates, international trade, financial economics, decision theory, and experimental economics.