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  • Assistant Professor of Economics


  • BA (summa cum laude), University of California - Berkeley,2010
  • MA, Columbia University, 2012 
  • PhD, Columbia University,  2016 


Evan Kresch conducts research in the fields of development economics, public finance, and environmental economics. His current research focuses on the institutional barriers to water & sanitation provision, the health & behavioral effects of natural resource management, and the improvement of public procurement in developing countries. He teaches classes in development economics and principles of economics.


Fall 2016

ECON 101-04 - Principles of Economics: TR 9:30-10:50am
ECON 209 - Economic Development: TR 3:00-4:15pm
ECON 955-10 - Private Reading

Spring 2017

ECON 101-04 - Principles of Economics: TR 1:30-2:45pm
ECON 452 - Seminar: Economic Development: R 7:00-9:00pm
ECON 995-10 - Private Reading


  • Evan Kresch Presents at Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

    November 3, 2018

    Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented a paper on November 3, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

  • Evan Kresch Presents at Conference

    July 19, 2018

    Evan Kresch, assistant professor of economics, presented on development economics at the June 2018 World Bank's Annual Bank Conference.

  • Evan Kresch Presents Paper

    November 21, 2017

    Assistant Professor of Economics Evan Kresch presented the paper, “Greener on the Other Side? Spatial Discontinuties in Property Tax Rates and Their Effects on Tax Morale” on November 8-10, 2017 at the National Tax Conference. Kresch also served as a discussant at the conference.

  • Assistant Professor Evan Kresch Presents, Discusses

    April 26, 2017

    Assistant Professor Evan Kresch both presented a paper "(Not So) Gently Down The Stream: River Pollution and Health in Indonesia" and was a discussant at the Midwest International Economic Development Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.