Dr. Jeffrey DeSimone



Phone:  817-272-3286

Office:  Room 331


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Dr. Desimone Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D.,Yale University, 1998

Dr. Jeffrey DeSimone joined The University of Texas at Arlington in July 2007, before which he earned degrees at Swarthmore College and Yale University and served as a research economist at Research Triangle Institute and an Assistant Professor at East Carolina University and the University of South Florida . His research focuses on health-related behaviors and outcomes along with determinants of student achievement.

Recent Research

"Fraternity Membership and Binge Drinking," Journal of Health Economics, September 2007, 26(5), 950-967.

"Academic Performance and Part-time Employment among High School Seniors," Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy, 2006, 6(1), Article 10.