Last updated on: 3/13/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

John V. Pepper, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Economics at the University of Virginia
Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Mar. 11, 2013

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to death penalty issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to death penalty issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Co-Editor, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 2012-present
  • Board Member, Michigan Retirement Research Center, 2011-present
  • Board Member, Southern Economic Association, 2010-present
  • Co-Editor, The Southern Economic Journal, 2005-present
  • Professor of Economics, University of Virginia, 1996-present
  • Invited Expert, Firearms and Violence Research Working Group, National Institute of Justice, Dec. 2011-present
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Empirical Research on the Death Penalty, American Journal of Law and Economics, 2007-2009
  • Invited Expert, National Household Survey on Drug Use and Health Drug Consumption Data Meeting, United States Department of Health and Human Service, June 2007
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2004-2006
  • Member, National Research Council Technical Review Committee for the Government Accountability Offices’s evaluation of the Department of Justice’s Community Oriented Policing program, 2005
  • Member, National Research Council Committee on Improving Evaluation of Anti-Crime Programs, 2004
  • Director, Committee for Improving Research Information and Data on Firearms, Committee on Law and Justice, National Research Council, 2001-2002
  • Senior Research Analyst, Massachusetts Department of Revenue, 1987-1991
Education:
  • PhD, Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996
  • MS, Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1994
  • BA, Quantitative Economics, Tufts University, 1987
Other:
  • Member, Charlottesville-Albemarle Commission on Children and Families, Subcommittee on the Comprehensive Services Act, 2008-present
  • Recipient, Outstanding Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy Article Award, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2012
  • Member, University Montessori School, Board of Directors, 2002-2009
  • Recipient, National Tax Association Dissertation Award, 1996
  • Recipient, W.E. Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award, 1996