Dr Kevin Schnepel

PhD, University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Lecturer

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

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Biographical details

Kevin Schnepel received his PhD in Economics from the University of California Santa Barbara in 2013. His dissertation research examined the relationship between labor market opportunities and criminal behavior among individuals released from prison in California. This research was supported by a grant through the United States Bureau of Justice Statistics and the American Statistical Association. Kevin is currently working on several projects analyzing the impact of various factors on criminal behavior such as public assistance programs and environmental health factors. Kevin is also interested in labor economics, health, education, and applied microeconometrics.

Research interests

  • Labour Economics
  • Economics of Crime
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Health
  • Education

Awards and honours

  • 2011-2013 Bureau of Justice Statistics /American Statistical Association Research Grant
  • 2008-2013 Regents Special Fellowship, UCSB
  • 2011 UCSB Affiliates Graduate Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2011 Quantitative Analysis of Crime and Criminal Justice Workshop Participant,
  • ICPSR Summer Program sponsored by the Bureau of Justice Statistics
  • 2011 UCSB Economics Department Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
  • 2008 Andron Departmental Fellowship, UCSB
  • 2007 Woodbridge Scholarship, University of Colorado Denver
  • 2002 John X. Wegmann Award for Most Outstanding Graduating Senior, Loyola University
  • 2002 Wall Street Journal Award for Most Outstanding Finance Graduate, Loyola University

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Rees, D., Schnepel, K. (2009). College Football Games and Crime. Journal of Sports Economics, 10(1 February), 68-87. [More Information]

2009

  • Rees, D., Schnepel, K. (2009). College Football Games and Crime. Journal of Sports Economics, 10(1 February), 68-87. [More Information]

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