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Faculty and Staff Profile

Scott Barkowski

Assistant Professor

Office: Sirrine 240
Phone: (864) 656-1892
Personal Website:

 Educational Background

Ph.D. Economics
University of California, Irvine 2014

M.A. Economics
University of California, Los Angeles 2007

B.A. Economics / International Area Studies
University of California, Los Angeles 2000

 Courses Taught

Introduction to Econometrics (ECON 4050)
Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 2120)

 Research Interests

Labor Economics; Health Economics; Applied Econometrics

 Research Publications

"Does Employer-Provided Health Insurance Constrain Labor Supply Adjustments to Health Shocks? New Evidence on Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer", Journal of Health Economics, September 2013, (with Cathy J. Bradley and David Neumark).

"Does Regulation of Physicians Reduce Health Care Spending?", Southern Economic Journal, April 2017.
-- Winner of the 2017 Georgescu-Roegen Prize: awarded annually by the Southern Economic Association to the best academic article in the Southern Economic Journal.