Experts at UD

Kent Messer

Applied Economics & Statistics

Phone: (302) 831-1316


Office: Townsend Hall

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,

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Associate Professor, Applied Economics and Statistics
Associate Professor, Economics

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