Joshua C. Tibbitts

Faculty


Phone Number   208-496-3800
Email Address   tibbittsj@byui.edu
Address   108 Smith Building

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, 2021, Washington State University
  • B.S., Economics, 2015, Brigham Young University Idaho

Interests

  • Health Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Industrial Economics

Working Papers

  • “The Opioid Safety Initiative and Veteran Suicides” with Benjamin Cowan
  • “Optimal Choices of Pain, Dependence, and Addiction” with Ron Mittelhammer and Jill McCluskey
  • “The Gender Pay Gap in University Staff Members” with Jill McCluskey
  • “The Effects of Acute Pain on Risk, Intertemporal Preferences, and Cognition” with Jill McCluskey and Zhou Huan

Presentations

  • Optimal Choices of Pain, Dependence, and Addiction” presented at:
    • Allied Social Science Association (ASSA), San Diego, CA, January 4, 2020
  • “The Opioid Safety Initiative and Veteran Suicides” presented at:
    • National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Health Economics Program Meeting, Zoom, May 7, 2021
    • American Society of Health Economics (ASHE), Zoom, June 23, 2021

Grants and Extramural Awards

  • Cowan, Benjamin W. (PI) and Joshua Tibbitts (co-PI). “The Opioid Safety Initiative and the Mortality of Rural Veterans,” IREACH, 01/16/2021 - 07/15/2022, $20,000.