College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Craig Kerr

Office: 909-869-3849
Fax: 909-869-6987

Current CV


  • Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics, University of Colorado
  • B.A. in Economics, Miami University
  • A.S., Southern State Community College (OH)


Applied Microeconomics, Sports Economics, Labor Economics, Urban Economics

Research Interests:

Sports Economics, Migration, Economic Inequality, Discrete Choice Models


Rank and Performance in Dynamic Tournaments: Evidence from the PGA Tour (2018) with Neil Metz and Daniel Hickman (forthcoming in Journal of Sports Economics)

The Effect of Amenities on Local Wage Distributions (2017) in Letters in Spatial and Regional Sciences 10(2): 215-228.

Racial Wage Disparity in U.S. Cities with Randall Walsh (2014) in Race and Social Problems  6(4), 305-327.

A Market Test for Ethnic Discrimination in Major League Soccer (under review)

Tracing Rule Changes in the National Hockey League to Player Valuation (revise and resubmit)

Success Breeding Success: The Case of Major League Baseball (revise and resubmit)

Was the Americanization of Football Successful? Incentives and Attendance in Major League Soccer (working paper)


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