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Dr. David Johnson



Dockery 307-F
(660) 543-8580

Dr. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Economics, earned his Ph.D. from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. Dr. Johnson teaches introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics, business statistics, and MBA economics. Dr. Johnson’s research interests include labor, behavioral, and experimental economics.

As a former division 1 wrestler, when possible, Dr. Johnson helps coach the University of Central Missouri’s wrestling team. Dr. Johnson is the proud father of twins and enjoys raising them with his wife.

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Davis, B. J., and Johnson, D. B. (2015). Water cooler ostracism: Social exclusion as apunishment mechanism. Eastern Economic Journal, 41(1), 126-151.

Johnson, D. B., and Ryan, J. B. (2015). The interrogation game: Using coercion and rewards to elicit information from groups. Journal of Peace Research, 52(6), 822-837.

Johnson, D. B., and Oxoby, R. J. (2015). Can interaction be the primary focus of in-group biases?. Global Economics and Management Review, 20(1), 1-5.

Johnson, D. B. (2016). (Please Don't) Say It to My Face! The Interaction of Feedback and Distance: Experiments with Vulgar Language. Kyklos, 69(2), 336-368.

Johnson, D. B., and Salmon, T. C. (2016). Sabotage versus Discouragement: Which Dominates Post Promotion Tournament Behavior?. Southern Economic Journal, 82(3), 673-696.
Goerg, S. J., Johnson, D. B., and Rogers, J. D. (2017). Endowments, perceived similarity, and dictator giving. Economic Inquiry, 55(2), 1130-1144.
Clemons, K., Johnson, D. B., Kiger, A., and Putnam, J. (2018). Decreasing Campus Smoking with Punishments And Social Pressures. Contemporary Economic Policy,
36(4), 629-643.


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