Gregory J. DeAngelo

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
Chief Executive Officer, 2011-present

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


“Craigslist’s Effect on Female Homicides”, Forthcoming, Journal of Human Resources (with S. Cunningham and J. Tripp).

“Not as I do: Hypocrisy Aversion and Optimal Punishment”, Forthcoming, Research in Experimental Economics (with M. Makowsky and B. McCannon).

“The Price of Expungements” (2021), International Review of Law and Economics, vol. 65 (with B. Deffains, R. Espinosa, M. Mungan, R. Romaniuc).

“Peers or Police? Monitoring and Punishment in the Provision of Public Goods” (2020), Games and Economic Behavior, vol. 123, pages 210-227 (with L. Gee).

 “Fracking and Risky Sexual Activity” (2020), Journal of Health Economics, vol. 72 (with S. Cunningham and B. Smith).

“Judicial Elections and Criminal Case Outcomes” (2020), Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 49(1) (with B. McCannon).

“Private Security, Piracy and the Provision of International Public Goods” (2020), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, vol. 60(1), pages 77-97, February (with T. Smith).

“The Perils of Democracy” (2020), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, vol. 175, pages 328-340 (with D. Dubois and R. Romaniuc)

“Intergroup Solidarity and Local Public Goods Provision: An Experiment” (2019), Economics of Governance, vol. 20, pages 285-303 (with R. Romaniuc, D. Dubois and B. McCannon)

“Political Competition in Judge and Prosecutor Elections”, (2019), European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 48(2), 167-193 (with B. McCannon).

“Psychological Game Theory in Public Choice”, Public Choice, vol. 182(1), pages 159-180, January (with B. McCannon).

“Rational Pricing in Prostitution: Evidence from 80M Sex Ads” (2019), Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, vol. 59(3), pages 281-305, December (with J. Borowitz, M. Cafarella, C. Ré, J. Shapiro, and G. Shiffman).

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

Law and economics in the laboratory. In J. C. Teitelbaum & K. Zeiler (Eds.) (2018), Research handbook on behavioral law and economics (pp. 321–346). Edward Elgar Publishing.

“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 and 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), Supreme Court Economic Review, 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. McCannon).

“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).

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

“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. Brosnan).

“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).


“Political Competition in Judge and Prosecutor Elections” (with B. McCannon)

“Honest Abe or Doc Holliday? Bluff, Cheap Talk, and Conflict in Bargaining” (with B.McCannon)

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

“Regulatory bark and legal bite: how corruption and country institutions influence international delivery performance in global supply chains” (with J. Roberts and J. Saldanha)

“The Consequences of Citizen Complaints against Police Conduct” (with M. Gomies and R. Romaniuc)

“Police Response Time and Injury Outcomes” (with M. Troger and S. Weisburd)


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

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

“Distributed Daily Crawls and Extractions from County Jail Websites” (with S. Bach, J. Borowitz, and E. Safranchik)

“Ambiguity in Enforcement” (with E. Calford)

“Unintentional Effects of Security Aid on Violence: Evidence from Somali Piracy and Ocean Wind Speed” (with B. Blemings)

“The Effect of Not Prosecuting Drug Offenses: Evidence from a Natural Experiment” (with M. Garner)

“Law Enforcement Leadership, Tenure & Jail Overcrowding” (M. Yun)


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

“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)

“Emergency Call-taker Priming & Police Arrests, Use of Force and Escalation” (with J. Borowitz, R. Narender and M. Ross)


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