COB Professor Jeremy Horpedahl Featured in Minimum Wage Discussion

Jeremy Horpedahl, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the UCA College of Business and ACRE scholar, has been featured multiple times recently to discuss the minimum wage ballot initiative on the ballot in today’s general election.

Horpedahl was a panelist Oct. 19 on AETN’s “Arkansas Week,” and was interviewed by THV11 on Oct. 30. Horpedahl’s commentary was also featured in the Chicago Tribune. He was also featured in a Nov. 4 article by Heather Long of The Washington Post.

Horpedahl received his Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University in 2009, concentrating in public choice, public finance, and economic history.

His research has been published in Econ Journal Watch, Constitutional Political Economy, the Atlantic Economic Journal, Public Choice and Public Finance and Management. Horpedahl has also published op-eds in a variety of regional and national publications. In addition to his academic publications, several of his policy briefs and papers on favoritism and state tax codes have been published by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.