Dr. David L. Barkley

David L. Barkley

Emeritus Professor, Applied Economics & Statistics

Co-Director, Regional Economic Development Research Laboratory

238Barre Hall
Phone: 864.656.5797
Fax:     864.656.5776
e-mail: dbrkly@clemson.edu

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Complete Curriculum Vitae:


Ph.D. Economics, Iowa State University, 1976
M.A. Economics, University of Georgia, 1972
B.A. Mathematics, Furman University, 1969

Research Interests:

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
Hollingsworth Visiting Scholar, Furman University, 2004
Councilor, Regional Science Association International,   2000-2003
President, Southern Regional Science Association, 1997
Graduate, USDA Leadership Training School, 1993
Fellow, Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Policy, Clemson University
Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Member, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society
Board of Editors, Choices
Board of Editors, Review of Regional Studies

Selected Publications:

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 of San Francisco, Vol.  2(3), 2006, pp. 1-12.