The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Lawrence M. Kessler

Research Assistant Professor
Boyd Center for Business & Economic Research and Department of Economics
Haslam College of Business
University of Tennessee
719 Stokely Management Center
Knoxville, Tennessee  37996-0570
phone:  (865) 974-6078
fax:  (865) 974-3100

Ph.D., Economics (2013), University of South Florida
B.A., Finance (2004), University of South Florida


Applied Econometrics    •    Economics of Education    •    Health Economics    •    Public Policy


Harris, M.C., Kessler, L.M., Murray, M.N. Murray, & Glenn, B.  Prescription Opioids and Labor Market Pains:  The Effect of Schedule II Opioids on Labor Force Participation and Unemployment. Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming.

Basher, S., Kessler, L.M., and Munkin, M.K. (2017).  Bank Capital and Portfolio Risk Among Islamic Banks.  Review of Financial Economics, 34, p. 1-9.

Kessler, L.M., and Munkin, M.K. (2015).  Bayesian Estimation of Panel Data Fractional Response Models with Endogeneity:  An Application to Standardized Test Rates. Empirical Economics, 49(1) p. 81-114.

Kessler, L.M.,Craig, B.M., Plosker, S.M., Reed, D.R., and Quinn, G.P. (2013). Infertility Evaluation and Treatment among Women in the United States.  Fertility and Sterility, 100(4) p. 1025-1032.

revised: February 6, 2019


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