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David Ribar

Honorary
Melbourne Institute Of Applied Economic And Social Research
social sciences
business & economics
economics
demography
children
income
united-states
welfare
health
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Prof

David Ribar

 
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Business And Economics
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Prof

David Ribar

 

Professor David Ribar directs the Melbourne Institute's Economic and Social Disadvantage research program. He is also a chief investigator for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course.

He has a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University. Prior to joining the Melbourne Institute, David served as a faculty member at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, The George Washington University, and the Pennsylvania State University and held one-year positions at the U.S. Census Bureau and the Administration for Children and Families. He serves as a deputy editor of the Demography, an associate editor at the Journal of Population Economics and the Review of Economics of the Household, and on the council of the European Society for Population Economics. He is also a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA).

David has conducted research on household formation, young people's transitions to adulthood, homelessness, child care, teenage fertility, the economic motivations behind public and private transfers, welfare reform, the administrative burdens of assistance programs, people’s time use, food insecurity, and other topics. He has published in the American Economic Review, American Sociological Review, Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Demography, and other journals.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 79 most recent scholarly works by David Ribar.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2002

Best article in Journal of Population Economics from 1998-2000

Journal of Population Economics

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Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Melbourne Institute Of Applied Economic And Social Research

Education


PhD, Economics

Brown University

Applied Masters, Economics

Brown University

Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Computer Science

College of William & Mary