Zachary Klingensmith, Ph.D.

Zachary Klingensmith, Ph.D.
Assistant Teaching Professor, Economics
Office Phone
Office Location
295 Burke
PENN STATE BEHREND
281 BURKE CENTER
ERIE PA 16563
Biography

Teaching Specialties

  • Principles of Economics
  • Business Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Public Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Urban Economics
Research Interests

Public Choice; Pork-Barrel Spending; Urban and Regional Policy

Spatial Econometrics; Economics Education

Publications

ERIE Guide to the Erie Economy - July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2019

Political Entrepreneurs and Pork-Barrel Spending, Economies - March, 2019

Using Tax Dollars for Re-Election: The Impact of Pork-Barrel Spending on Electoral Success, Constitutional Political Economy - March, 2019

Pork-Barrel Spending and State Employment Levels: Do Targeted National Expenditures Increase State Employment in the Long-Run?, Review of Regional Studies - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2016

Education

Ph D, Economics, West Virginia University

BA, Mathematics, Economics, Washington and Jefferson College