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My name is Richard Paulsen and I have a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics at Northeastern University. In Fall 2020 I’ll be joining the Department of Economics at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania as an Assistant Professor. I currently work as a lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Vermont. This summer I’m teaching an online section of Principles of Macroeconomics. This upcoming fall I’ll be teaching two section each of Principles of Microeconomics and Statistics for Business and Economics I.

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Latest Updates: My paper “New Evidence in the Study of Shirking in Major League Baseball” has been accepted for publication at the Journal of Sport Management. 

A revision has been requested for my paper “Arts Majors as Entrepreneurs and Innovators” (with N. Alper and G. Wassall) at Small Business Economics.

Research and Teaching Interests: 

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