About the Author
Dr. Mitchell earned his B.S. and M.A. in economics from Clemson University. He took his PhD from George Mason University. While at George Mason he had the pleasure of studying under two Nobel Laureates: James Buchanan and Vernon Smith. Prior to earning his PhD, he worked in the insurance industry in both the US and Germany. Prior to teaching at UCA he taught at St. Mary’s College of California, Washington and Lee University, and the University of South Alabama. At the University of Central Arkansas, Dr. Mitchell teaches Principles of Economics, Public Finance, and Econometrics. His research interests are in the economics of state level public finance, experimental economics, and entrepreneurship. He has published in the Journal of Economic Education, the Cato Journal, Forbes, and the Southern Economic Journal.
He is also the Director of ACRE (Arkansas Center for Research in Economics)