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C. Lockwood Reynolds

Associate Professor
C. Lockwood Reynolds received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2007. His teaching and research interests are in microeconomics, labor economics, public economics and the economics of education. He primarily researches access and completion in higher education with a particular focus on the effects of college choice and the role of various household resources on educational decisions.  He also researches the local effects of government policies designed to encourage economic activity with a focus on the spatial or distributional implications of such policies.

Dr. Reynolds teaches Principles of Microeconomics and the Economics of Labor Markets.  He also teaches Managerial Economics in the MBA program and is a four-time winner of the Outstanding MBA Professor Award.  He has also been recognized with the College of Business Administration Tenured/Tenure Track Teaching Excellence Award.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
  • Park, Jooyoun, C. Lockwood Reynolds and Shawn Rohlin, 2014. "The Impact of Import-related Displacement on Local Business Activity." Regional Science and Urban Economics, 48(Sept.), pp. 104-109. [DOI: 10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2014.05.003]
  • Reynolds, C. Lockwood, and Shawn Rohlin, 2014. "Do Location-based Tax Incentives Improve Quality of Life and Quality of Business Environment." Journal of Regional Science, 54(1), pp.1-32. [final version or DOI: 10.1111/jors.12035/abstract]
  • Johnson, Eric and C. Lockwood Reynolds, 2013. "The Effect of Household Hospitalizations on the Educational Attainment of Youth." Economics of Education Review, 37, pp.165-182. [final version or DOI:10.1016/j.econedurev.2013.09.002]
  • Reynolds, C. Lockwood, forthcoming. "State Politics, Tuition and the Dynamics of a Political Budget Cycle." Empirical Economics. [accepted version, final publication at DOI:10.1007/s00181-013-0723-4]
  • Lovenheim, Michael F. and C. Lockwood Reynolds, 2013. "The Effect of Housing Wealth on College Choice: Evidence from the Housing Boom." Journal of Human Resources, 48(1): p.3-37 [published paper]
  • Reynolds, C. Lockwood, 2012. "Where to Attend? Estimates of the Effects of Beginning at a Two-year College." Economics of Education Review, 31(4): 345-362. [published paper]
  • Lovenheim, Michael and C. Lockwood Reynolds, 2011. “Changes in the Post-secondary Choices of Students Across Income and Ability: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth.” Journal of Human Capital, 5(1): p. 70-109. [published paper]
  • Ellis, Michael, Eric Johnson and C. Lockwood Reynolds, 2011.  "Is There an Opportunity to Improve the Hedging of Jet Fuel by Airlines?" Review of Futures Markets, 19(3): p. 281-304.
  • Reynolds, C. Lockwood and Stephen DesJardins, 2009.  "The Use of Matching Methods in Higher Education Research: Answering Whether Attendance at a 2-Year Institution Results in Differences in Educational Attainment" in J. C. Smart (Ed.) Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, Volume XXIII [published chapter]
Work in Progress
  • Reynolds, C. Lockwood, 2013. "Estimating the Causal Effects of Dormitory Residence During College on Student Outcomes." [revisions requested]
  • Klarner, Carl, and C. Lockwood Reynolds, 2013. “Using County Data to Estimate State Legislative District Characteristics.” [revisions requested]
  • Reynolds, C. Lockwood and Shawn Rohlin, 2013. "The Effects of Location-based Tax Policies on the Distribution of Household Income: Evidence from the Federal Empowerment Zone Program."
  • Ghosh, Sucharita, C. Lockwood Reynolds and Shawn Rohlin, 2013. "Do Foreign Trade Zones in the United States Spillover?" [under review]
  • Lanning, Jonathan, and C. Lockwood Reynolds, 2013. "Voluntary Equal Wage Policies in Discriminatory Markets: The Case of Ford Motor Company in the Early 20th Century." [under review]
Research Areas
  • Labor Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Urban Economics
C. Lockwood Reynolds
Department of Economics
BSA 468
Phone: 330-672-1089