David Simon



note, the research and CV on my external website are most up to date.

Subject Areas: Economics of Children and Families, Labor Economics, Health Economics


Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Connecticut, August 2013

Professional Affiliations

Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Program on Children, May 2017 – present.


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:
— National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant, $4,500, 7/2011 – 7/2012, UC Davis
— Bilinski Fellowship, $49,500, 2011 – 2013, UC Davis
— Institute of Governmental Affairs and Economics Department Travel Grant, $1,200, 5/2012, UC Davis

Courses Taught:
— Intermediate Microeconomics, Health Economics

Research Interests: Family Wellbeing and Child Human Capital, Child Health, Health Economics,  Early Life Human Capital Development.