Assistant Professor of Economics
Bio: Dr. Mitchell earned his B.S. and M.A. in economics from Clemson University. He took his PhD from George Mason University. While at George Mason he had the pleasure of studying under two Nobel Laureates: James Buchanan and Vernon Smith. Prior to earning his PhD, he worked in the insurance industry in both the US and Germany. Prior to teaching at UCA he taught at St. Mary’s College of California, Washington and Lee University, and the University of South Alabama. At the University of Central Arkansas, Dr. Mitchell teaches Principles of Economics, Public Finance, and Econometrics. His research interests are in the economics of state level public finance, experimental economics, and entrepreneurship. He has published in the Journal of Economic Education, the Cato Journal, Forbes, and the Southern Economic Journal.
- Why Study Economics? (undergraduate level)
- Why Study Economics? (graduate level)
- The American Economic Association: Undergraduate Economics Web Pages
- South-Western Publishing: The Economics Degree
- Occupational Outlook Handbook for Economists (From the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics)
- "11 most-wanted degrees in '11"
- PayScale College Salary Report