David Bjerk, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Economic Justice and Fairness, Law and Economics, Public Finance

Selected Research and Publications

  • "Thieves, Thugs, and Neighborhood Poverty," Journal of Urban Economics 68: 231-246 (2010).
  • “Glass Ceilings or Sticky Floors? Statistical Discrimination in a Dynamic Model of Promotion and Hiring,” The Economic Journal 118(July): 961-982 (2008).
  • “Guilt Shall Not Escape or Innocence Suffer: The Limits of Plea Bargaining When Defendant Guilt is Uncertain,” American Law and Economics Review 92(2): 305-329 (2007).
  • “Assortative Marriage and the Effects of Government Homecare Subsidy Programs on Gender Wage and Participation Inequality,” (joint with Seungjin Han) Journal of Public Economics 91(5-6): 1135-1150 (2007).
  • “The Differing Nature of Black-White Wage Inequality Across Occupational Sectors.” Journal of Human Resources 42(2): 398-434 (2007).

David Bjerk, Ph.D.

Russell S. Bock Chair of Public Economics and Taxation

Education: B.A. Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Department: Robert Day School
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Email: david.bjerk@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-4471
Address: Bauer Center 313
Website: Web Site
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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