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David  Fletcher

David Fletcher


David Fletcher is a fifth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of Miami working under the advisement of Salvador Ortigueira and Christopher F. Parmeter. His dissertation focuses on the role of asset market shocks in the retirement decision. 

He received his B.Sc. in Economics & Statistics at the University of the West Indies (Mona) and began his doctoral studies immediately after graduation.

He is an avid tennis lover, and he has played competitively since age 15. His other interests include, golf, badminton, mahjong and Jamaican Rummy (kalooki).

He is currently on the job market and will be available for interviews at the 2019 ASSA meetings in Atlanta.

Research Interests

Research interests: Labor economics, public economics, growth modeling, econometric and statistical methodology

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Teaching assistant, Introduction to Econometrics, Microeconomic Theory, Economic Growth Theory and Industrial Organization, University of Miami, 2014 - Present
  • Lecturer, Economic Principles and Problems, University of Miami, Summer 2018


  • Macroeconomics, econometric and statistical methodology


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Miami, 2019 (expected)
  • B.Sc., Economics & Statistics, University of the West Indies, 2014
David  Fletcher


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