Malcolm Kass Ph.D.

Malcolm Kass PhD

Assistant Professor of Economics, Gupta College of Business

Phone: (972) 721-5052


Office: SB Hall #222

Dr. Kass is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Dallas. Dr. Kass's work covers Labor and Public economics topics using experimental techniques and econometrics analysis methodologies. Much of his previous research investigated behavior in strategic settings where cooperation between parties is unlikely. His current research work focuses on non-productive determinants of worker compensation and lower-income individuals' investment choices under stress.

Public and Labor Economics, Collective Decision making
Econometrics and Experimental Techniques

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Nebraska
M.B.A, Southern Methodist University
M.S. & Ph.D., Economics, the University of Texas at Dallas

The University of Dallas, Assistant Professor, 2020-Current
The University of Dallas, Affiliate Assistant Professor, 2018-2020
The University of Texas at Arlington, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2016-2018

Reviewer, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
Co-Organizer: Executives on Campus series at UD

ECO -1311 Fundamentals of Economics
ECO - 3320 Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECO - 4338 Public Economics
ECO -3328 Econometrics
ECO -4V61 Independent Research

Public and Labor economics, Collective decision making,, Conflict and Conflict resolution

  • "The not-so-free agent: Non-performance factors that contribute to free agent compensation premiums" with Ryan Terry and Jeffery McGee, Sport Management Review, 21(2): 189-201. April 2018.
  • "The UN in the Lab" with Enrique Fatas, Catherine C. Eckel, and Daniel G. Arce M., Social Choice and Welfare, 45(3}: 625-651. October 2015.
  • "Counterterrorism Strategies in the Lab" with Daniel G. Arce M., Sneha Bakshi, Rachel T. A. Croson, Catherine C. Eckel and Enrique Fatas, Public Choice, 145(3):465-4 78. December 2011.

Invited Seminars
2017: University of Munich; 2014: CUNY-Queens College

Conference Presentations
2019: SEA Annual Meetings, Fort Lauderdale; 2019: ASSA Annual Meetings (discussant), Atlanta ; 2017: SEA Annual Meetings, Tampa; 2016: SEA Annual Meetings, Washington DC.; 2015: SEA Annual Meetings, New Orleans; 2014: NYU-CESS Experimental Political Science Conference (poster); Texas Experimental Association Symposium (poster}; SEA Annual Meetings, Atlanta; 2013: Economic Science Association North American Meetings, Santa Cruz; Economic Science Association World Meetings, Zurich

  • Research Award, the University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Shukla Graduate Fellowship, $5000, the University of Texas at Dallas, 2013.
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society