David J. Bjerk

Research Fellow

Claremont McKenna College

David Bjerk is the Russell Bock Professor of Public Economics at Claremont McKenna College. He earned his BA from Carleton College and his PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to his appointment at Claremont McKenna, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at McMaster University in Ontario Canada and a Research Fellow in Population Studies at the RAND Corporation. Professor Bjerk’s research focuses on discrimination and inequality in labor markets, and crime and the criminal justice system.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2009.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10544
published in: the Journal of Legal Studies, 2017, 46 (1), 93-128
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10259
published in: Social Choice and Welfare 47(4): 791-824.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10237
published in: Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 2017, 14 (2), 370-396
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8224
published in: International Review of Law and Economics, 2014, 39, 58-72.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5995
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2012, 31 (1), 110-122
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4470
published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2010, 68 (3), 231 - 246
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4387
published in: Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 2009, 25 (4), 391-417