Dr. David W. Hughes

Complete Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, Washington State University, 1988
M.S. Agricultural Economics, Clemson University, 1982.
B.A.   History, Clemson University, 1978

Research Interests:

Entrepreneurship, Workforce Development, Impact Analysis, Regional Economics, Rural Economic Development Policy, and Nonmetropolitan Financial Markets

Recent Courses Taught:

CRD/APEC 352 Public Finance
ARE 411 Rural Development Economics, West Virginia

Honors and Awards

Faculty Research Associate, Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University,  2000-2005.
Editorial Board, Review of Regional Studies, 2003-2005 Outstanding Developing Researcher Award, West Virginia University Extension Service, 2001.
Editorial Council Member, Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 1998-2001.


Hughes, David W. Economic Distance, “Microcredit (with Daniel Eades)”, “Myrdal’s Theory of Cumulative Causation”, “Romania”. in Encyclopedia of World Poverty. M. Odekon . Editor. Sage Publications Inc. Thousand Oaks, CA. 2006.

Hughes, David W.;Policy Uses of Economic Multiplier and Impact Analysis.” Choices.  2nd Quarter:25-30, 2003. www.choicesmagazine.org.

Olatubi, Williams and David W. Hughes.  “Natural Resource and Environmental Policy trade-offs: A CGE analysis of the Regional Impact of the WRP”. Land Use Policy 19(3):231-241, 2002.

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David W. Hughes

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