Timothy Harris

Assistant Professor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • Timothy Harris is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Illinois State University. His current work focuses on adverse selection in life insurance markets and the influence of racial climate on homeownership.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ECO 105.Sec 002 Principles Of Economics
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Principles of Economics, Public Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Ph D Economics - 2017
  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • MS Economics - 2012
  • Utah State University
  • Logan, UT
  • BS Economics - 2011
  • Utah State University
  • Logan, UT
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Harris, Timothy F., and Aaron Yelowitz. "Racial Climate and Homeownership." Journal of Housing Economics (forthcoming).

  • Harris, Timothy F., and Aaron Yelowitz. "Nudging Life Insurance Holdings in the Workplace." Economic Inquiry 55.2 (2017): 951-981.

  • Harris, Timothy F., and Aaron Yelowitz. "Racial Disparities in Life Insurance Coverage." Applied Economics 50.1 (forthcoming): 94-107.

  • Harris, Timothy F., and Aaron Yelowitz. "Life Insurance Holdings and Well-being of Surviving Spouses" Contemporary Economic Policy (forthcoming).

  • Harris, Timothy, and Aaron Yelowitz. "Is there Adverse Selection in the Life Insurance Market? Evidence from a Representative Sample of Purchasers." Economics Letters 124.3 (2014): 520-522.