The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

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Matthew C. Harris

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Research Assistant Professor, Boyd Center for Business & Economic Research
Haslam College of Business
University of Tennessee
722A Stokely Management Center
Knoxville, Tennessee  37996-0570
phone:  (865) 974-5591
fax:  (865) 974-3100
mharris@utk.edu

Ph.D., Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A., Economics, George Mason University
B.A., Economics, University of Virginia


CLASSES

Labor Economics – Econ 441

Econometrics - Econ 582

RESEARCH

PUBLISHED AND ACCEPTED PAPERS

Imperfect Information on Physical Activity and Caloric Intake”  (Accepted at Economics and Human Biology)

Harris, Matthew C. and Christopher J. Cronin (2017).   “The Effects of Prospective Mate Characteristics on Investment in Health Capital Among Single Women.”  Economics and Human Biology 24(2), 164-183.

Harris, Matthew C., Jinseong Park, Donald J. Bruce, and Matthew N. Murray (2017).  “Peacekeeping Force:  Effects of Providing Tactical Equipment to Local Law Enforcement”  American Economic Journal:  Economic Policy, Forthcoming.

WORKING PAPERS

The Impact of Body Weight on Occupational Mobility and Career Development” (Revisions Requested at International Economic Review)

Reference Health and the Demand for Medical Care” with Jennifer Kohn (Revisions requested at Economic Journal)

Maternal Stress and Birth Outcomes: Evidence from the 1994 Northridge Earthquake” with Celeste Carruthers and Bongkyum Kim (Revisions Requested at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization)

“Occupational Choice and Lifestyle Choice:   The Relationship Between Employment, Dining, and Exercise Behaviors”


revised:  February 15, 2017


 

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