David Simon

Assistant Professor


Subject Areas: Health Economics, Labor Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of California Davis, 2013
M.A., Economics, University of North Carolina Greensboro, 2008
B.A., Economics, Guilford College, 2003

Honors and Appointments:

— AEJ Policy: Best Paper Award 2018, for “Income, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Infant
Health” (co-authored with Hilary Hoynes and Doug Miller).
— Grillo Family Award for Excellence in Research, University of Connecticut, 2016
— Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Program on Children, May 2017 – present.

Courses Taught:
— Intermediate Microeconomics, Health Economics

Research Interests: The Economics of Families and Children; Childhood Environment, Health, and Human Capital Formation; Early Life Human Capital Development

Contact Information
Mailing AddressUnit 1063
Office Location344 Oak Hall
Office HoursTuesday 10:00 - 11:00, Thursday 10:00 - 11:00, by appointment