Charles A. Holt (born October 2, 1948) is a behavioral economist, the A. Willis Robertson Professor of Political Economy at the University of Virginia. He also teaches public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He developed with Susan K. Laury, the main test to measure risk aversion in 2002.

He wrote Markets, Games & Strategic Behavior, ISBN 0-321-41931-6.