William Johnson

Georgia S. Bankard Professor

Office Address

Monroe Hall, Room 232

Hours: Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Fields of Interest

Labor economics; public economics; economics of information


Bachelor of Arts (BA), Wesleyan University
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Selected Publications

  • "Are Public Subsidies to Higher Education Regressive ?", Education Finance and Policy, Summer 2006
  • "The Economics of Ideas and the Ideas of Economists", Southern Economic Journal, July 2006
  • "Faculty without Students: Resource Allocation in Higher Education", (with Sarah Turner) Journal of Economic Perspectives, Spring 2009
  • "Fixed Costs and Hours Constraints", Journal of Human Resources, Fall 2011

Department of Economics

University of Virginia
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4182
Phone: 434-924-3177
Fax: 434-982-2904