Billy Foster, PhD

Billy Foster

Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics at

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A planted seed has value long before it becomes a tree. The potential benefits are enough to give it value. Teaching is the planting of seeds. Knowledge, or even better, wisdom, is an investment like a tree that goes on and on producing fruit. But unlike a fruit tree, you have no idea when the fruit will come or what kind it will be. — Russell Roberts, The Price of Everything (2008)

Job Market Video: Wall of Smoke: Border Effects of Smoking Bans on Employment in Bars and Restaurants

Here I briefly explain what my latest research project is about and where it is headed.

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