Associate Professor of Economics
Phone: (609) 771-3430
Office: Business Building 318
Office Hours: Monday 3:20-5:00pm Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm
Webpage: http://www.richardbbaker.com/ *
PhD Boston University
Fields of Interests:
Economic History, Labor Economics, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics
Publications and Working Papers:
“From the Field to the Classroom: The Boll Weevil’s Impact on Education in Rural Georgia,” Journal of Economic History, forthcoming.
“Finding the Fat: The Relative Impact of Budget Fluctuations on African-American Schools,” November 2014.
“From Plutocracy to Progressivism? The Assassination of President McKinley as a Turning Point in American History,” (with Carola Frydman and Eric Hilt), July 2014.
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