Office: 120 KMBL​
Phone: 801-422-5296
Email: joe_price@byu.edu

Curricul​um Vitae


Family Econo​​mics
Economics of Education  
Behavioral Economics​​​
Health Economics

Joseph P. Price



PhD, Cornell University, 2007
BA, Brigham Young University, 2003

Research and Professional Experience

Joseph Price is an Associate Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University, a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics, a Research Fellow at the Sutherland Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Austin Institute, a Fellow at the Wheatley Institution, a Co-Editor of the Economics of Education Review, and the Director of the BYU Record Linking Lab. Dr. Price manages a large research lab at BYU that includes more than 60 undergraduate research assistants. Dr. Price has published over 50 articles including articles in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Health Economics, Demography, and Management Science. He received a B.A in Economics from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University. He and his wife, Emily, are the parents of seven children. 

Selected Publications

Pope, Devin; Joseph Price, and Justin Wolfers. "Awareness Reduces Racial Bias" Management Science, forthcoming.​

Peter Arcidiacono, Josh Kinsler, Joseph Price (2017). Productivity Spillovers in Team Production: Evidence from Professional Basketball Journal of Labor Economics.

Loewsenstein, George; Joseph Price, and Kevin Volpp (2016). "Habit formation in Children: Evidence from Eating Fruits and VegetablesJournal of Health Economics.

Lars Lefgren, Brennan, Platt, Joseph Price (2015). Sticking with What (Barely) Worked.   Management Science.

Kasey Buckles, Joseph Price (2013). Selection and the Marriage Premium for Infant HealthDemography.

David Just, Joseph Price (2013). Using Incentives to Encourage Healthy Eating in ChildrenJournal of Human Resources.

Kasey Buckles, Melanie Guldi, Joseph Price (2011). Changing the Price of MarriageJournal of Human Resources.

Joseph Price, Justin Wolfers (2010). Racial Discrimination Among NBA RefereesQuarterly Journal of Economics.

Joseph Price (2008). Parent-Child Quality Time: Does Birth Order Matter? Journal of Human Resources.



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