My name is Richard Paulsen and I have a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics at Northeastern University. I currently work as a lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Vermont. For the Fall 2019 semester I’m teaching four courses: Microeconomic Theory (intermediate), Economics Methods (statistics), Health Economics, and Sports Economics.
Latest Updates: My work was cited in an article titled “Why Sports Is a Great Proving Ground for Managerial Ideas” by Paul Michelman in the MIT Sloan Management Review.
Research and Teaching Interests:
Primary: Labor Economics
Secondary: Industrial Organization, Sports Economics, Health Economics, Economics of Education
Job Market Paper (2019-20):
It’s a party in the MLB: An analysis of shirking between games in Major League Baseball
Job Market Paper (2018-19):
New Evidence in the Study of Shirking in Major League Baseball