Dennis  Epple

Thomas Lord University Professor of Economics

PHONE

412-268-1536

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 257B

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

Princeton University - Ph D (Economics) - 1975
Princeton University - MS (Economics) - 1973
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs - MS (Public Affairs) - 1971
Purdue University - BS (Aeronautical Engineering) - 1968

PUBLICATIONS

  • Evaluating Education Programs That Have Lotteried Admission and Selective Attrition

    (author(s): Dennis Epple, John Engberg, Jason Imbrogno, Holger Sieg, Ron Zimmer) Journal of Labor Economics 32(1), 2014

  • Inefficiencies from Metropolitan Political and Fiscal Decentralization: Failures of Tiebout Competition

    (author(s): Stephen Calabrese, Dennis Epple, Richard Romano) Review of Economic Studies 79(3), 2012; 1081-1111

  • Admission, Tuition, and Financial Aid Policies in the Market for Higher Education

    (author(s): Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Holger Sieg) Econometrica 74(4), 2006; 885-928

  • Estimating Equilibrium Models of Local Jurisdictions

    (author(s): Dennis Epple, Holger Sieg) Journal of Political Economy 107(4), 1999; 645-681

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Budget and Financial Affairs Committee, (2014 - )
  • Steering Committee Program for Interdisciplinary Education Research, (2010 - )
  • Economics Program, Head, (2005 - 2014)

PUBLIC SERVICE

  • American Economic Association, Chairperson, Committee on Oversight and Operation of Programs, (2011 - )
  • Working Group on Human Capital and Economic Opportunity: Measuring and Interpreting Inequality, (2011 - )
  • CESifo Research Network, Member, Research Network, (2006 - )
  • Natural Bureau of Economic Research, Research Associate, (1998 - )
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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Co-Editor, Journal of Public Economics (2006 - 2014)
  • Board of Editors, Journal of Public Economics (2001 - 2006)
  • Board of Editors, Quarterly Journal of Economics (2001 - 2005)
  • Board of Editors, American Economic Review (1999 - 2003)
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COURSES TAUGHT

  • Statistical Decision Making (45752)
    2015 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C
  • Statistical Applications in Management (45855)
    2015 Mini 4 Section: A
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