Emeritus Professor, Applied Economics & Statistics
Co-Director, Regional Economic Development Research Laboratory
Ph.D. Economics, Iowa State University, 1976
Regional Economics, Rural Economic Development Policy, Impact Analysis, Nonmetropolitan Financial Markets
Recent Courses Taught:
APEC 412/612 Regional Economic Development Theory and Policy
CRD/APEC 412/612 Regional Economic Development Theory and Policy
APEC 906 Seminar in Area Economic Development
Honors and Awards:
Distinguished Fellow, Southern Regional Science Association, 2008
Barkley, David L., and Rebekka Dudensing. "Industrial Legacy Matters: Implications for the Development and Use of Indices of Regional Competitiveness." Economic Development Quarterly, May, 2011: 130-142.
Barkley, David L. and Mark S. Henry. "Targeting Industry Clusters for Regional Economic Develoment," in Targeting Regional Economic Development (edited by S.J. Goetz, S.C. Deller, and T.R. Harris), Routledge Studies in Global Competition, New York, 2009.
Barkley, David L., Mark S. Henry, and Santosh Nair. “Regional Innovation Systems: Implications for Nonmetropolitan Areas and Workers in the South.” Growth and Change, 2006, 37(2): 278-306.
Barkley, David L. Mark S. Henry and DooHee Lee. “Innovative
Activity in Rural Areas: The Importance of Local and Regional
Characteristics.” Community Development Investment Review, Federal Reserve Bank