Gregory J. DeAngelo

Curriculum Vitae

April 2019

Claremont Graduate University
150 E 10th St
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: 585.329.0424


Ph.D. Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara

M.S. Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara

B.S. Economics, Rochester Institute of Technology


Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA
Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economic Science, 2018 – present
Director, Computational Justice Lab, 2018 – present

West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Business and Economics, 2015 – 2018

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Research Associate, Department of Economics, 2016 – Present

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Assistant Professor of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, 2014 – 2015

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Assistant Professor of Economics, Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, 2010 – 2013

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY
Joint Appointment, Lally School of Management, 2011- 2013

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Affiliated Faculty – Judgment, Decision Making and Social Behavior, 2011 – Present

University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO
Visiting Professor of Economics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2009-2010


Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Guest Editor

Public Choice, Guest Editor

Supreme Court Economic Review, Guest Editor

Constitutional Political Economy, Guest Editor

Public Choice Society, Board Member


DeAngelo Consulting LLC, Highland, CA
Chief Executive Officer, 2011-present

Giant Oak Inc., Arlington, VA
Lead Data Analyst, 2013 – 2017


      “The Price of Expungements” (with B. Deffains, R. Espinosa, M. Mungan, R. Romaniuc)
      Forthcoming International Review of Law and Economics

      “Peers or Police? Monitoring and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods” (with L. Gee)
      Forthcoming at Games and Economic Behavior

      “Fracking and Risky Sexual Activity” (with S. Cunningham and B. Smith)
      Forthcoming at Journal of Health Economics

      “Judicial Elections and Criminal Case Outcomes” (with B. McCannon)
      Forthcoming at Journal of Legal Studies

      “Intergroup Solidarity and Local Public Goods Provision: An Experiment” (with R. Romaniuc,
       D. Dubois and B. McCannon) – Forthcoming at Economics of Governance

“Political Competition in Judge and Prosecutor Elections”, European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 48(2),
167-193 (with B. McCannon).

“Private Security, Piracy and the Provision of International Public Goods” (with T. Smith) –
Forthcoming at Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

“Psychological Game Theory in Public Choice” (with B. McCannon) – Forthcoming at Public Choice

“Rational Pricing in Prostitution: Evidence from 80M Sex Ads” (with J. Borowitz, M. Cafarella, C. Ré,
J. Shapiro, and G. Shiffman) – Forthcoming at Journal of Risk and Uncertainty

“Urban Transport and Crime: Evidence from Unanticipated Mass Transit Strikes” (2019), Economic
, vol. 57(3), 1718-1737 (with K. Gittings, D. Grossman and U. Khalil).

“The Perils of Democracy” (with D. Dubois and R. Romaniuc) – Forthcoming at Journal of Economic
Behavior & Organization

“Explaining Public Goods Game Contributions with Rational Ability” (2018), Games, vol. 9(2), 1-9
(with H. Lang and M. Bongard).

“Interracial Face-to-Face Crimes and the Socioeconomics of Neighborhoods: Evidence from Policing
Records” (2018), International Review of Law and Economic, vol. 56, 1-13 (with K. Gittings A. Pena).

“Theory of Mind and General Intelligence in Dictator and Ultimatum Games” (2018), Games, vol. 9(2),
16 (with H. Lang and M. Bongard).

“Judicial Compensation and Performance” (2017), vol. 25, 129-147 (with B. McCannon).

 “Police Bias in the Enforcement of Drug Crimes: Evidence from Low Priority Laws” (2018), Review of Law
and Economics
, vol. 14(1) (with K. Gittings, and A. Ross)

“Examining Regulatory Capture: Evidence from the NHL” (2018), Contemporary Economic Policy, vol.
36(1), 183-191 (with A. Nowak and I. Reimers).

“Learning the Ropes: Task Specific Experience and the Output of Idaho State Police” (2017), Journal of
Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 142, 368-377 (with E.Owens).

“Are Public and Private Enforcement Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from High
Frequency Data” (2017), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 141, 151-163 (with
B. Humphreys and I. Reimers)

“Sources of Deviant Behavior: Contrasting Alternative Explanations in the Laboratory” (2017),
Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, vol. 71, 31-44 (with P. Ferrell and B.

“Penalty Structures and Deterrence in a Two-Stage Model: Experimental Evidence” (2017), Economic
Inquiry, vol. 55(4), 1833-1867 (with L. Anderson, W. Emons, B. Freeborn, H. Lang).

“Law and Economics in the Lab,” Oxford Handbook for Behavioral Law and Economics (with G.

“Theory of Mind Predicts Cooperative Behavior” (2017), Economics Letters, vol. 155, 1-4 (with B.

“Is Social Choice Gender Neutral?” (2016), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, vol. 52(3), 191-211 (with S.
Beckman, W.J. Smith and N. Wang).

“Public Outcry and Police Behavior,” (2015), B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, vol. 16(2)
(with B. McCannon).

“Dictator Monopolies and Essential Goods: Experimental Evidence,” (2015), Applied Economics, vol.
47(59), 6461-6478 (with S. Beckman and W. J. Smith).

“Life and Death in the Fast Lane: Police Enforcement and Roadway Safety” (2014), American Economic
Journal: Economic Policy, vol. 6(2), 231-257 (with B. Hansen).

“Deterability by Age,” (2013) International Review of Law and Economics, vol. 36, 70-81 (with S.
Bushway and B. Hansen).

“The Importance of Risk Tolerance and Knowledge when Considering the Evolution of Inequity Responses
across the Primates” (2013), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 90, S105-S112 (with S.

“Crime Rates and Policy Efficiency” (2013), Eastern Economic Journal (with H. Lang and D. Vitaliano).

“Experiments in Horizontal Mergers: Does Size Matter?” (2012), Economics Letters, vol. 117(3), 537-
539 (with S. Beckman and W.J. Smith).

“Deterrence, Expected Cost, Uncertainty and Voting: Experimental Evidence” (2012), Journal of Risk
and Uncertainty, vol. 44(1), 73-100 (with G. Charness).

“Goods Allocation by Queuing and the Occurrence of Violence: A Probabilistic Analysis” (2012)
International Review of Economics and Finance, vol. 24, 1-7 (with A. Batabyal).

“Making Space for Crime: A Spatial Analysis of Criminal Competition” (2012), Regional Science and
Urban Economics, vol. 42(1-2), 42-51.

“Those Crazy Transaction Costs: On the Irrelevance of the Equivalence between Monetary Damages and
Specific Performance” (2011), European Journal of Law and Economics (with S. Medema).

“Microeconomics and Psychology” (2011), Journal of Economic Education, vol. 42(3), 255-
269 (with S. Beckman, L. Chen, W.J. Smith, and X. Zhang).


“Socioeconomic Patterns of American Farmland Preservation Funded by the Farm and Ranchland
Protection Program,” (2010), Journal of Conservation Planning, vol. 6, 1-15 (with D. Stoms).

“Strategic Targeting of Agricultural Conservation Easements as a Growth Management Tool,” (2009),
Land Use Policy, vol. 26(4), 1149-1161 (with D. Stoms, F. Davis, and P. Jantz).

“Cost Minimization and Medical Examinations: The Case of Anthrax,” (2009) Journal of Homeland
Security and Emergency Management, vol. 5, Issue 1.

“To Match or Not to Match: Aspects of Marital Matchmaking under Uncertainty,” (2008), Operations
Research Letters, vol. 36, 94-8 (with A. Batabyal).

“Average Patent Pendency and Examination Errors: A Queuing Theoretic Analysis,” (2007), Journal of
Foresight and Innovation Policy, vol. 4, 112-28 (A. Batabyal).

“On Economic Cost Minimization Versus Biological Invasion Damage Control,” in New Approaches to the
Economics of Plant Health, A.G.J.M. Oude Lansink, (Ed.), Springer (2006) (A. Batabyal and S. Kumar).

“An Analysis of Economic Cost Minimization and Biological Invasion Damage Control Using the
AWQ Criterion,” (2007), Annals of Regional Science, vol. 41(3), 630-655 (A. Batabyal and S. Kumar).

“Characterizing Regulation and Negligence Rule Uncertainty in Solid Waste Management,” (2005),
Economics Bulletin, vol. 11, 1-11 (M. J. Wagner).

“A Dynamic and Stochastic Analysis of Fertilizer Use in Swidden Agriculture,” (2004), Economics
Bulletin, vol. 17, 1-10 (with A. Batabyal).


“Judges, Appeals and Elections” (with B. McCannon) – Journal of Legal Studies

“Political Competition in Judge and Prosecutor Elections” (with B. McCannon) – European Journal of
Political Economy

“Peers or Police? Monitoring and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods” (with L. Gee) – Games
and Economic Behavior

“Honest Abe or Doc Holliday? Bluff, Cheap Talk, and Conflict in Bargaining” (with B.
McCannon) – Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics

“The Role of Beauty in the Organization of Sex Work Markets” (with S. Cunningham and E.
Smith) – Southern Economic Journal


“Measuring Sex Trafficking” (with M. Cafarella, J. Dunnmon, C. Ré)

“Craigslist’s Effect on Female Homicides” (with S. Cunningham and J. Tripp)

“Intergroup Solidarity and Local Public Goods Provision: An Experiment” (with R. Romaniuc, D. Dubois
an B. McCannon)

“Do Psychological Traits Explain Differences in Free Riding? Experimental Evidence” (with H. Lang and
B. McCannon)

“Signaling in the Market for Commercial Sex” (with S. Cunningham)


“Not as I do: Hypocrisy Aversion and Optimal Punishment” (with M. Makwosky and B. McCannon)

“Ambiguity in Enforcement” (with E. Calford)

“An Actual Arms Race: Law Enforcement Assaults by the Mentally Ill” (with G. Edwards)

“The Specific and General Deterrence Effects of Expungements: An Experimental Study” (with
B. Deffains, R. Espinosa, M. Mungan, R. Romaniuc)

“Cops and Rent-a-Cops: Public and Private Provision of Security” (with S. Jacobson)

“The Effect of Law Enforcement on Safety: Evidence from a Personnel Discontinuity”

“The Role of Ambiguity in Laws and Norms” (with E. Dimant and R. Romaniuc)


Center Development Grant, Charles Koch Foundation, 2019-2020

Department of Justice Technology Innovation for Public Safety, 2018-2019

West Virginia University College of Business and Economics Small Grants, 2016-present

Big XII Faculty Fellowship, 2016-2017

Summer Empirical Workshop, Charles Koch Foundation Research Programs, 2016-present

Examining Legal Outcomes with Machine Learning Tools, Charles Koch Foundation Research Grant, 2016-2018

Smart Policing through High Frequency Data, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 2015-2019

Counter Human Trafficking, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 2014-2017

Collaborative Research: Social and Contextual Influences on the Formation of Expectations about Reward
Outcomes across the Primates, National Science Foundation, 2014-2018

Charles Koch Foundation Educational Grant in Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2012 – present

United Nations Environment Programme – Poverty Reduction and Environmental Valuation in S. Sudan,


Causal Inference and Machine Learning – Claremont Graduate University
Graduate Microeconomics – West Virginia University
Advanced Econometrics and Causal Inference – Texas Tech University
Principles of Economics – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, West Virginia University, University of
Colorado, Denver, Texas Tech University
Behavioral and Experimental Economics – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, West Virginia University
Cost-Benefit Analysis – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Managerial Economics – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Texas Tech University
Public Finance – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Game Theory – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Law and Economics, Industrial Organization, Seminar in Applied Microeconomics,

Graduate Teaching Assistant:
Econometrics, University of California, Santa Barbara


Referee for Management Science, Review of Economics and Statistics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of
Urban Economics, International Review of Law and Economics, Games, Economic Inquiry, Journal of
Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Labour Economics,
Economics of Governance, Public Choice, Supreme Court Economic Review, Constitutional Political
Economy, Ecological Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, PLOS One, Letters in Spatial and Resource
Economics, Constitutional Political Economy, Review of Behavioral Economics, Annals of Regional Science,
Papers in Regional Science, Israel Science Foundation.

Development of Software for the Identification of Human Trafficking Victims and Traffickers for over 80 law
enforcement agencies – currently responsible for the identification and recovery of over 10,000 victims of
human trafficking.

Development of early intervention system for law enforcement agencies through inter-agency consortium that
uses advanced empirical methods to identify situations likely involving officer involved shooting or physical
altercations with the aim of injecting de-escalation techniques

Summer Empirical Workshop – Fully funded workshop for graduate students devoted to teaching machine
learning, causal inference and experimental methods


American Economic Association, American Law and Economics Association, Society of Empirical Legal
Studies, Economic Science Association, Eastern Economics Association, Southern Economic Association,
Canadian Economic Association