Christopher Cornwell
Professor of Economics & Head
Department of Economics


Department of Economics
Terry College of Business
University of Georgia
Athens GA 30602

+1 706 542 3670 (v)
+1 706 542 3376 (f)
+1 706 248 0971 (m)

cornwl at uga dot edu

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Fall 16 Schedule
FYOS 1001
MW, 230-320
Caldwell 306
ECON 4750
TR 1230-145
Caldwell 206
ECON 8110
Caldwell G11

Office Hours
By appointment

Principal Fields

Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education


Current course materials are accessible only through eLC.

Introduction to Econometrics (undergraduate) [ECON 4750]
Economic Analysis for Business Managers [EMBA 7010]
(Advanced) Econometrics I [ECON 8110]
Freshman Seminar [FYOS 1001]

Selected Recent Papers

Wage Discrimination when Identity is Subjective: Evidence from Changes in Employer-Reported Race (with J. Rivera and I. Schmutte), Journal of Human Resources, forthcoming.

The Long-Run Effect of Abortion on Sexually Transmitted Infections (with S. Cunningham), American Law and Economics Review (Spring 2013).

Non-cognitive Skills and Gender Disparities in Test Scores and Teacher Assessments: Evidence from Primary School (with D. Mustard and J. Van Parys), Journal of Human Resources (Winter 2013)

Estimation of Allocative Efficiency and Productivity Growth with Dynamic Adjustment Costs (with S. Atkinson), Econometric Reviews 30 (2011).

Merit-Based College Scholarships and Car Sales (C. Cornwell and D. Mustard),  Education Finance and Policy (Mar 2007).

The Enrollment Effects of Merit-Based Financial Aid: Evidence from Georgia's HOPE Scholarship (C. Cornwell, D. Mustard and D. Sridhar), Journal of Labor Economics (Oct 2006).

Student Responses to Merit Scholarship Retention Rules (C. Cornwell, K. Lee and D. Mustard), Journal of Human Resources (Fall 2005).