David Ribar is a Professor of Economics at Georgia State University and Faculty Director of the Child and Family Policy Lab within the Georgia Policy Labs. Much of his research focuses on issues associated with poverty and household economics. He is an associate editor at the Journal of Population Economics and Review of Economics of the Household and a senior associate editor at the Southern Economic Journal. He received the 2002 Kuznets Prize from the Journal of Population Economics for his article on the consequences of young women's childbearing. He was previously a professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne and a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, The George Washington University, and Penn State University.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in July 2003.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14313
David C. Ribar, Ross Rubenstein
published in: Education Finance and Policy, 2023, 18 (4), 597–622
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13935
Ferdi Botha, David C. Ribar
published in: Economic Modeling, 2023, 119, 106114
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13884
published in: Economic Record, 2022, 98 (321), 133-151
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12055
published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2020, 18 (3), 883-906
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11046
published as 'Daughters and Divorce' in: Economic Journal, 2021, 131 (637), 2144 - 2170
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10653
published in: Economics & Human Biology, 2019, 35, 96-106
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10614
Guy Johnson, David C. Ribar, Anna Zhu
published in: in Susan Averett, Laura Argys and Saul Hoffman (eds.), Oxford Handbook on the Economics of Women and the Economy, New York, Oxford University Press, 2018.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10268
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2019, 31 (4), 1067 - 1095