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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

GFCB Economics Staff - David Zimmer

Dr. David Zimmer

Dr. David Zimmer

Associate Professor- Economics

Office:  GH 426
Phone:  270-745-2880


Professor Zimmer has focused his research in the areas of health economics, labor economics, and applied microeconometrics. He has worked with the Bureau of Economics and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and served as an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University.

Professor Zimmer has published articles in the Journal of Business Economic Statistics, Econometrics Journal, Health Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policy, Eastern Economic Journal, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and  Foundations and Trends in Econometrics.


Ph.D., Economics, Indiana University
M.A., Economics, Indiana University
B.S., Mathematics, University of Evansville

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

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 Last Modified 9/24/14