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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’m teaching two sections of Statistics for Business and Economics I, one section of Industrial Organization, and one section of Introduction to Econometrics.


Latest Updates: My paper “Student loan debt and the career choices of college graduates with majors in the arts” is now available online at Journal of Cultural Economics.

My paper “Playing in a pandemic: The impact of family on performance in the NBA’s ‘bubble'” (with O. Boucot) is now available online at Managerial and Decision Economics.

My paper “Racial and gender inequality regimes in sport: occupational segregation and wage gaps in the U.S. spectator sports industry” (with L. Hindman) is now available online at European Sport Management Quarterly.

Research and Teaching Interests: 

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