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Austin Smith

Assistant Professor


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Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Colorado, Economics, 2015
  • M.A. University of Colorado, Economics, 2012
  • B.S. summa cum laude, Bentley University, Economics and Finance, and Global Perspectives, 2010

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2015-Present)

Recent Publications

  • “Spring Forward at Your Own Risk: Daylight Saving Time and Fatal Vehicle Crashes.” Forthcoming in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

Honors and Awards

  • Reuben A. Zubrow Fellowship in Economics, University of Colorado, 2014
  • The Best Should Teach Silver Award, University of Colorado, 2013

Professional Interests

  • Research: Personnel Economics, Applied Microeconometrics, Health Economics, Environmental Economics
  • Teaching: Applied Microeconometrics, Personnel Economics