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 a deputy editor of Demography and associate editor at the Journal of Population Economics, Review of Economics of the Household, and 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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11046
forthcoming in: The Economic Journal, 2021
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
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9452
published in: Economic Inquiry, 2018, 56(3), 1602-21.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7290
published in: Southern Economic Journal 2015, 81(3), 598-618
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6931
published in: A. Constant and K.F. Zimmermann (eds), International Handbook of the Economics of Migration, Cheltenham, 2013, 373-92
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5482
published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy, 2011, 11 (3), Article 8
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4618
Published as “Financial Stress, Family Conflict, and Australian Youths’ Transitions from Home and School” in Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 11(4), December (2012), pp. 469 – 490.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4374
published in: Research in Labor Economics, 2011, 33, 1-44
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2441
published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2007, 5 (4), 353-384
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1594
published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2011, 57 (4), 704-726.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 895
published in: Population Research and Policy Review, 2004, 23 (5-6), 641-670