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David Frisvold
Associate Professor
Contact
319-335-0957
Office
W374 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2006
BS in Mathematical Economics, Wake Forest University, 1998
Expertise 
Economics of Education
Health Economics
Labor Economics
Public Economics
Awards 
Excellence in Teaching Award, Phi Beta Kappa, 2013
Excellence in Teaching Award, Phi Beta Kappa, 2012
Emory Global Health Institute Faculty Distinction Fund Award, 2008
Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research, 2006
Selected publications 

Nutrition and Cognitive Achievement: An Evaluation of the School Breakfast Program. David E. Frisvold, Journal of Public Economics, 2015, vol 124, 91-104

The Effect of School Quality on Black-White Health Differences: Evidence from Southern Segregated Schools. David E. Frisvold, Ezra Golberstein, Demography, 2013, vol 50, 1989-2012

The Impact of Physical Education on Obesity among Elementary School Children. J. Cawley, David E. Frisvold, C. Meyerhoefer, Journal of Health Economics, 2013, vol 32, 743-755

College Selectivity and Young Adult Health Behaviors. J. Fletcher, David E. Frisvold, Economics of Education Review, 2011, vol 30, 826-837

Expanding Exposure: Can Increasing the Daily Duration of Head Start Reduce Childhood Obesity?. David E. Frisvold, J. Lumeng, Journal of Human Resources, 2011, vol 46, 373-402

School Quality and the Education-Health Relationship: Evidence from Blacks in Segregated Schools. David E. Frisvold, J. Golberstein, Journal of Health Economics, 2011, vol 30, 1232-1245

The Effects of Soft Drink Taxes on Child and Adolescent Consumption and Weight Outcomes. J. Fletcher, David E. Frisvold, N. Tefft, Journal of Public Economics, 2010, vol 94, 967-974

Can Soft Drink Taxes Reduce Population Weight?. J. Fletcher, David E. Frisvold, N. Tefft, Contemporary Economic Policy, 2010, vol 28, 23-35

Work in progress 

Fertility, Recessions and UI Benefit Extensions. David E. Frisvold, Alice Schoonbroodt

Current & Prior Positions 
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2016 - Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2013 - June 2016
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2008 - May 2013
Robert Wood Johnson Scholar in Health Policy Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006 - 2008