Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

David Rivers

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2010

David Rivers

Office: SSC 4024
Telephone: 519-661-2111 Ext. 80446
Fax: 519-661-3666
E-mail: drivers2@uwo.ca

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Web Page

Research Interests

Industrial Organization; Applied Econometrics; Applied Microeconomics

Teaching Fields

Industrial Organization

Representative Publications

"Model Uncertainty and the Effect of Shall-Issue Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime," European Economic Review, 81, 2016 (with Steven N. Durlauf and Salvador Navarro).

"Understanding Aggregate Crime Regressions," Journal of Econometrics, 158(2), (2010): 306-317. doi: 10.1016.jeconom.2010.01.003, with S. N. Durlauf and S. Navarro.

"On the Interpretation of Aggregate Crime Regressions," in R. Rosenfeld and A. S. Goldberger (eds.), Understanding Crime Trends, The National Academies Press, Washington, D.C. (2008), with Steven Durlauf and Salvador Navarro.

Working Papers

"On the Identification of Production Functions: How Heterogeneous is Productivity?" (with Amit Gandhi and Salvador Navarro).

"Separating State Dependence, Experience, and Heterogeneity in a Model of Youth Crime and Education," (with Maria Antonella Mancino and Salvador Navarro).

"Criminal Discount Factors and Deterrence," (with Giovanni Mastrobuoni).

"Are Exporters More Productive than Non-Exporters?"