Richard Paulsen is a lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Vermont. He completed graduate work in Economics at Northeastern University, receiving his Ph.D. in 2019 and Masters in 2016. Prior to attending Northeastern Richard studied at Utica College, receiving his B.A. in Mathematics and Economics in 2014. While completing his Ph.D. he worked at Bentley University as an adjunct instructor of Economics.

Richard’s research and teaching interests are in the areas of applied microeconomics. Currently, he does work studying the labor market for professional athletes, youth employment, the opioid crisis, and the labor market for arts majors.

Richard Paulsen Economics Lecturer

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Labor Economics, Sports Economics, Economics of Education, and Health Economics


  • Ph.D. in Economics, Northeastern University, 2019


Office Location:

229 Old Mill

Office Hours:

Monday and Friday 8:30am-9:30am Wednesday 2:15-3:15 and by appointment

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