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Jared Ashworth, PhD Assistant Professor of Economics

Jared Ashworth, PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics
Graziadio Business School
Malibu, 250

Biography

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.

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

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

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).

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

Courses

  • ECNM 592
  • ECNM 602
  • ECNM 657