Dr. David Allen’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Arkansas, 1994
  • M.A., Economics, Eastern Illinois University, 1989
  • B.A., Economics, Eastern Illinois University, 1988

Classes Taught

Selected Publications

  • "The Demand for Younger and Older Workers: Patterns from NFL Labor Markets," Journal of Sports Economics, February 2015.
  • "The Self-Employment of Men and Women: What Are Their Motivations?" with William P. Curington, Journal of Labor Research, June 2014
  • "Self-Protection Against Crime Victimization: Theory and Evidence from University Campuses," International Review of Law and Economics, June 2013
  • “Performance, Expectations, and Managerial Dismissal: Evidence from the National Football League,” with Clint Chadwick, Journal of Sports Economics, August 2012
  • Criminals and Victims, Stanford University Press, 2011
  • "Interview Effects in the Reporting of Domestic Violence", Journal of Socio-Economics, March 2009
  • "Crime, Protection, and Incarceration", with Allen Wilhite, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, August 2008
  • "The Reporting and Underreporting of Rape", Southern Economic Journal, January 2007
  • "Cultures of Illegality in the National Hockey League", Southern Economic Journal, January 2005
  • "Crime, Punishment, and Recidivism: Lessons from the National Hockey League", Journal of Sports Economics, February 2002
  • "Social Networks and Self-Employment", Journal of Socio-Economics, October 2000
  • "Retroactive Benefits in Income Replacement Programs: Results from a Modified Natural Experiment," with William P. Curington and Amy Farmer, Southern Economic Journal, July 1997
  • "Family Illness and Temporary Work Absence," Applied Economics, September 1996