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My name is Richard Paulsen and I have a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics at Northeastern University. I currently work in Department of Economics at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania as an Assistant Professor. This spring I’ll be teaching one section of Principles of Microeconomics and three sections of Statistics for Business and Economics I.

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Latest Updates: My paper “Peer effects and human capital accumulation: Time spent in college and productivity in the National Basketball Association” is now available online at Managerial and Decision Economics.

My paper “School’s Out: How Summer Youth Employment Programs Impact Academic Outcomes” (with A. Modestino) is now available online at Education Finance and Policy.

Research and Teaching Interests: 

Primary: Labor Economics, Sports Economics
Secondary: Cultural Economics, Industrial Organization, Health Economics, Economics of Education