Robert D. Mohr

Associate Professor of Economics
Paul College 370J
Robert D.
Office Hours: 
MW 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Environmental Economics, Public Finance, Technology Adoption and Diffusion.


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, Economics
M.S., University of Texas at Austin, Economics
B.A., University of Virginia, Economics

Recent Publications

“Wage and Job-Skill Distributions in the National Compensation Survey.” Monthly Labor Review, February 2017 (with Cindy Cunningham).

"Media Attention and the Toxics Release Inventory." Ecological Economics, Volume 93, Pages 284-291, September 2013, (with Shrawantee Saha).

"The Decentralization of Decision-Making and Employee Involvement within the Workplace: Evidence from Four Establishment Data Sets." British Journal of Industrial Relations, 688-716, 49:4 December 2011 (with Cindy Zoghi).

"Public-Private Partnerships, Cooperative Agreements and the Production of Public Services in Small and Rural Municipalities," Public Administration Review, 895-906, Nov/Dec 010. Prior version available as NEPPC Working Paper No. 08-4 (with Steven Deller and John Halstead).

"Workplace Organization and Innovation," Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue Canadienne d'economique, Vol. 43, Issue 2, pp. 622-639, May/mai 2010. Available at SSRN: or doi:10.1111/j.1540-5982.2010.01586.x Prior version available as Bureau of Labor Statistics Working Paper 405 (with Peter Meyer and Cindy Zoghi).

"Public-Private Partnerships and Cooperative Agreements in Municipal Service Delivery." International Journal of Public Administration, 32, 370-92, 2009 (with Peter Girard, Steve Deller, and John Halstead).

Honors and Awards
  • Peter T. Paul College Award for Excellence in Teaching Award For Tenure-Track Faculty (2016)
  • Whittemore School of Business and Economics Summer Faculty Fellowship (2006)
  • University of New Hampshire Summer Faculty Fellowship (2005)
  • University of Texas, Hale Dissertation Fellowship (2000)
  • University of Texas, Texas Competitive Scholarship (2000)