Dustin Chambers
Professor of Economics
Salisbury University

  • PhD (Economics), University of California, Riverside
  • Masters (Economics), UCLA
  • Bachelors (Economics), Fresno State
  • Economic Effects of Regulation
  • Income Inequality and Economic Growth
  • Nonparametric Econometrics
  • Machine Learning and Big Data
Recent Publications
Is the Relationship between Inequality and Growth Affected by Physical and Human Capital Accumulation? (with Alan Krause), Journal of Economic Inequality, 8(2), 2010, pg. 153-172.
Convergence in Income Distributions: Evidence from a Panel of Countries (with Shatakshee Dhongde), Economic Modelling, 59, 2016, pg. 262-270.
How Do Federal Regulations Affect Consumer Prices? An Analysis of the Regressive Effects of Regulation, Mercatus Center Working Paper, Feb. 2016.
Fall 2017 Classes
  • Economics 212 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Economics 601 - Business Economics (MBA)
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General Advising questions during the Winter/Summer breaks: I am unavailable during the winter and summer recesses. If you have an advising question, please contact Ms. Sarah Timko (, the Advising Services Coordinator for the Perdue School of Business.