Associate Professor of Economics
Phone: (609) 771-2688
Office: Business Building 219
Office Hours: Monday, Thursday 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm & by appointment
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Public Goods, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics, Economic History
Publications, Working Papers, and Works in Progress:
O’Grady, Trevor, and Claudio Tagliapietra. 2017. “Biological welfare and the commons: A natural experiment in the alps, 1765-1845.” Economics & Human Biology. (Part A):137–53.
Libecap, Gary D., Lueck, and Trevor O’Grady. 2012. “Large-Scale Institutional Changes: Land Demarcation in the British Empire.” Journal of Law and Economics 54 (4):S295–327.
“The Effect of Land Ownership on Oil and Gas Production: A Natural Experiment,” with Eric Edwards and David Jenkins, 2017.
“Returns to Teaching Repetition,” with Harold Cuffe, Jan Feld, and Ulf Zölitz, 2017.
“Spatial Institutions in Urban Economies: How City Grids Affect Development,” in progress.
“The Effects of Foreclosure-driven Vacant Properties on Crime,” with Nirali Vyas and Felix Aidala-Brody, in progress.
“The American Frontier 1820-1940: Theory and Evidence from Five Million Settler Choices” (with Christian Dippel, Alex Whalley, and Connan Snider), in progress.