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Jared Ashworth, PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics

PGBS Instruction

Phone: (310) 506-4100

Email: jared.ashworth@pepperdine.edu

Office: Malibu, 250

Dr. Jared Ashworth’s research focuses on identifying pecuniary and non-pecuniary returns to investments in human capital, as well as understanding how these returns vary across individuals. Dr. Ashworth earned his PhD in economics from Duke University, where he also received his MA, and he holds a BA in economics from Brigham Young University. Prior to his postdoctoral studies, he spent four years in the economic consulting and financial services industry, preparing expert analysis on litigation cases dealing with anti-trust allegations, labor disputes, and intellectual property violations. He is a member of various professional organizations, including the American Economic Association. 

PhD in Economics
Duke University
Major: Economics
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education
Dissertation Title: Dynamic Models of Human Capital Investment

MA in Economics
Duke University

BA in Economics
Brigham Young University
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Mathematics, Spanish

Education

PhD in Economics

Duke University
Major: Economics
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education
Dissertation Title: Dynamic Models of Human Capital Investment

MA in Economics

Duke University

BA in Economics

Brigham Young University
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Mathematics, Spanish

Teaching Experience

Pepperdine University

ECNM 592, 9 courses.
ECNM 602, 8 courses.
ECNM 657, 13 courses.

Presentations

Ashworth, J. (Presenter & Author), Olabisi, M. (Author Only), Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, "Relocation to Opportunity: Migration Decisions of MBA Candidates," Southern Economic Association, Tampa, FL. (November 19, 2017).

Ashworth, J. (Presenter & Author), Olabisi, M. (Author Only), Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, "Distance and Mismatch in Graduate School Selection," Southern Economic Association, Washington, DC. (November 22, 2016).

Ashworth, J. (Presenter & Author), Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, "Differential Returns to Online and Face-to-face Graduate Degrees," Southern Economic Association, Washington, DC. (November 21, 2016).

Ashworth, J. (Presenter & Author), Olabisi, M. (Author Only), Graziadio Academic Forum, "Distance and Mismatch in Graduate School Selection," GRAZIADIO SCHOOL, PEPPERDINE UNIV, Los Angeles, CA. (July 5, 2016).

Ashworth, J. (Presenter & Author), Western Economic Association International Annual Conference, "Teachers' Education Choices and Career Outcomes," Western Economic Association International, Portland, OR. (July 1, 2016).

Ashworth, J., Dissertation Defense, "Dynamic Models of Human Capital Investment," Duke University, Durham, NC. (April 3, 2015).

Ashworth, J., Job Market Presentation, "Teacher Education Decisions and Career Outcomes," Graziadio School, Los Angeles, CA. (February 2, 2015).

Ashworth, J., Job Market Presentation, "Teacher Education Decisions and Career Outcomes," Bureau of Economic Analysis, Washington, DC. (January 27, 2015).

Professional Memberships

Western Economic Association International. (December 1, 2015 - Present).

American Economic Association. (November 1, 2014 - Present).

Southern Economic Association. (November 1, 2014 - Present).

Awards, Honors, and Research Grants

Awards

Funds for Excellence, Graziadio Business School. (January 23, 2018).

Grants

Ashworth, J., Olabisi, M. (Co-Principal), "Funds for Excellence," Sponsored by Graziadio Business School, Pepperdine University, $1,775.00. (July 1, 2017 - Present).

Service

Department

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (January 16, 2018).

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (September 19, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (May 16, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (January 17, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (September 16, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (May 24, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (January 19, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Economics, Law and Marketing Department Meeting, Member. (September 15, 2015).

Pepperdine University

Attendee, Meeting, University-wide Faculty and Staff Leadership Conference., Member. (October 6, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Founder's Day, Member. (September 20, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Office of the Provost, Member. (October 7, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Founder's Day, Member. (September 21, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Founder's Day, Member. (September 23, 2015).

Public/Community

Clerk, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Member. (May 1, 2017 - Present).

Pianist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Member. (September 1, 2015 - Present).

Varsity Coach, Boy Scouts of America. (September 1, 2016 - May 1, 2017).

Youth Leader, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Member. (September 1, 2016 - May 1, 2017).

Clerk, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Member. (March 9, 2016 - September 1, 2016).

School

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (January 9, 2018).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (December 1, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (November 14, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (October 10, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (September 12, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Commencement Ceremony, Member. (August 12, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (July 11, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (May 9, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Commencement Ceremony, Member. (April 22, 2017).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (March 10, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Faculty Retreat, Member. (March 3, 2017 - March 4, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (February 14, 2017).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (January 24, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (January 10, 2017).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Commencement Ceremony, Member. (December 10, 2016).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (November 10, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (November 8, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (October 11, 2016).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (October 4, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (September 13, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Commencement Ceremony, Member. (August 6, 2016).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (July 12, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (July 12, 2016).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (June 16, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (June 14, 2016).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (May 10, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (May 10, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Commencement Ceremony, Member. (April 16, 2016).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (March 8, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (March 8, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Faculty Retreat, Member. (February 26, 2016 - February 27, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (February 9, 2016).

Committee Member, Graziadio FTMBA Committee, Member. (January 12, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (January 12, 2016).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (November 10, 2015).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (October 13, 2015).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (September 8, 2015).

Attendee, Meeting, Graziadio Full-Time Faculty Meeting, Member. (July 14, 2015).