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Sam M. Young

Ph.D. Candidate – Department of Economics

Office: ECON 126

Email: smyoung@ucsd.edu

Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0508
La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

I am an applied economist specializing in public economics, most notably the economics of education.  My dissertation focuses largely on students' access to postsecondary education and possible ways to increase access for students from disadvantaged groups.  Outside of my thesis, I have also engaged in independent research in baseball and sports economics.

Education

Ph.D., Economics, UC San Diego, expected June 2017
M.A., Economics, UC San Diego, 2012
B.A., Economics, with highest honors, UC Davis, 2008

Research Interests

Public Economics
Labor Economics
Economics of Education
Sports Economics

References

  Julian Betts (Co-chair)
Dept of Economics
UC San Diego
(858) 534-3369
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Julie Cullen (Co-chair)
Dept of Economics
UC San Diego
(858) 822-2056
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Gordon Dahl
Dept of Economics
UC San Diego
(858) 822-0644
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Melissa Famulari
Dept of Economics
UC San Diego
(858) 534-3878
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