David YergerOffice: Eberly, Room 322-E

Office Phone: 724-357-4775

Email: david.yerger@iup.edu


PhD, Economics, Pennsylvania State University

MS, Resource Economics, Cornell University

BS, Management Science, Lock Haven University

Areas of Expertise

Canadian Studies, Empirical Macroeconomics, Energy and Environmental Economics, International Economics, Labor Market Analysis, Organizational Brand Identification.


David Yerger is a professor in the Department of Finance and Economics. He has been a faculty member at IUP since 2022.  

Professor Yerger has more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in a wide range of areas, including energy markets analysis, impact of Chinese export growth upon US and Canadian markets, transmission of financial shocks across US regions and its national border, changing wage returns to different labor market skills in US labor markets, the impact of organizational brand identification upon individuals' performance measures, and analysis of gender wage gap issues. He has participated in multiple externally funded research projects and regularly serves as an outside reviewer for academic journals and funding agencies. Prof. Yerger teaches undergraduate economics, MBA courses both at home and in India, and in the Business PhD program.