College of Business

Joshua A. Price

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2010
Telephone: 817-272-3221   Office: COB 326


Research/Teaching Interests: Economic Education and Law and Economics

Dr. Joshua Price joined the faculty at The University of Texas at Arlington in the fall of 2010. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2010 and his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 2005. His research has focused on the economics of health and the economics of education. He is an huge sports fan and enjoys the economics of sports.

Published Papers

  • “De-Fizzing Schools: The Effect of Vending Machines on Student Behavior” forthcoming in Agricultural and Resource Economics Review
  • Price, Joseph, Joshua A. Price, & Kosali Simon. “Educational Gaps in Medical Care: Evidence from US Natality Data” Economics of Education Review. October 2011, 30(5): 838-849
  • Cawley, John and Joshua A. Price. “Outcomes in a Program that Offers Financial Rewards for Weight Loss” Economic Aspects of Obesity, NBER Conference Volume. University of Chicago Press. 2011
  • Price, Joshua A., "The Effect of Instructor Race and Gender on Persistence in STEM Fields" Economics of Education Review. December 2010, 29(6): 901-910
  • Price, Joshua A., "The Effects of Higher Admission Standards on NCAA Student-Athletes: An Analysis of Proposition 16" Journal of Sports Economics. August 2010, 11(4): 363-382.

Working Papers

  • “Financial Incentives for Weight Loss: Results From a Workplace Wellness Program ” co-authored with John Cawley, submitted for publication
  • Measuring the Economic Impact of Sporting Events

Current Projects

  • The Effects of Own-Gender and Own-Race Instructors on Academic Achievement in College, with Kevin Mumford
  • Allocation of Playing Time in the NBA, with Rich Patterson
  • The Effects of School Food Environments on Academic Performance, with Joseph Price
  • How incentives can be used to improve healthy behavior (exercise and weight loss), with John Cawley