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
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, (with Courtney A. Collins and Alan Krause) forthcoming in Public Choice.
Barriers to prosperity: the harmful impact of entry regulations on income inequality, (with Patrick A. McLaughlin and Laura Stanley) forthcoming in Public Choice.
Spring 2018 Classes
  • Economics 212 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Economics 430 - Econometrics
  • Economics 435 - Voluntary Exchange
Note: Class web pages are maintained in MyClasses (Canvas)
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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.