• Assistant Professor of Economics and Business

    Morton Hall, 203
    (434) 223-6375
    bcarson@hsc.edu


  

Education

Ph.D., George Mason University, 2017
M.A., George Mason University, 2013
B.A., Rhodes College, 2011

Research Interests and potential topics for students

Research interests: Development economics, health economics, economic epidemiology, political economy, economic history
Potential topics for students: Why are some nations rich, while others are poor? Why can only some people prevent the spread of infectious diseases? What are the rules and institutions that encourage cooperation in our economic, political, and social lives?