Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
Monroe Hall, Room 332
248 McCormick RdCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
PhD, London School of Economics & Political Science (2016)
Early Career Research Award
Source: W E Upjohn Unemployment Trustee Corp
April 15, 2020 – December 31, 2021
Guides students in the use and interpretation of economic data, focusing on the most common issues that arise in using economic data, and the methodology for solving these problems. Prerequisite: STAT 2120, STAT 3120, APMA 3110, or APMA 3120
Supervised research culminating in the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Restricted to members of the Distinguished Majors Program.
Topics include the justifications for government activities; principles of program analysis; illustrative theoretical and empirical analysis of expenditure programs; and theories of political processes. Prerequisite: ECON 7030 or instructor permission.
Studies the foundations of excess burden, incidence analysis, and optimal taxation; studies of taxation; general equilibrium analysis for tax policy; and the study of tax reform. Prerequisite: ECON 7030 or instructor permission.
Studies current research in public economics. Prerequisite: Third-year status or instructor permission.
Studies the issues related to economic development, emphasizing endogenous growth models. Topics include human capital, R & D, learning by doing, fiscal policy, trade, and financial development. Prerequisite: ECON 7040 or instructor permission.
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the first reader or prospective first reader.