Kevin Williams

Assistant Professor

Department of Finance

Faculty, Tenure Track

Kevin is an applied microeconomics economist whose research focuses on higher education, peer effects, social networks, and labor economics. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from UC Davis in 2016. Kevin’s research looks to utilize the latest applied econometric tools and exhibits a strong emphasis on causal inference.

Specific topics he has worked on include; optimal school scheduling, peer grouping, the influence of increased international student enrollment, social network reconstruction theory, and the head start preschool program.


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Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Davis, 2016
M.A. Economics, University of California, Davis 2011
B.A. Economics & Computer Science, Claremont McKenna College, 2008