David B. Mustard
Department of Economics

Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor

B406 Amos Hall
620 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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PhD, Economics, University of Chicago, 1997

MS, International and European Politics, University of Edinburgh, 1992

BA, Economics and History, University of Rochester, 1990

Prior Professional Positions

University of Georgia, Institute of Higher Education, Senior Fellow, 2004 to present

Institute for the Study of Labor, Research Fellow, 2003 to present

University of Chicago, Economics, Lecturer, 1995 to 1997


Teacher of the Year, University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, 2004

Sarah Moss Fellowship, University of Georgia, 2003

University Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2001

Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, US Gov., 2001

Post-Graduate Fellowship, Saint Andrew's Society, 2000

Graduate Fellowship, Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation, 1995

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Kappa, 1990

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Crime
  • Education

Selected Publications

Journal Articles