David Molitor

David Molitor

Assistant Professor of Finance

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4048 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-0504

dmolitor@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012
  • B.S., Mathematics & Economics, University of Minnesota, 2007

Positions Held

  • Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2014 to present
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Finance, University of Illinois, 2013 to present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, 2012-2013

Recent Publications

  • Jones, D., Molitor, D., & Reif, J. (2019). A Reason to be Skeptical of the Workplace Wellness Industry. Scientific American.
  • Agha, L., & Molitor, D. (2018). The Influence of Pioneer Investigators on Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Cancer Drugs. Review of Economics and Statistics, 100 (1), 29-44.
  • Molitor, D. (2018). The Evolution of Physician Practice Styles: Evidence from Cardiologist Migration. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 10 (1), 326-356.
  • Jena, A., Olenski, A., Molitor, D., & Miller, N. (2017). Feeling it in your bones: A retrospective claims analysis of the association between rainfall and diagnosis of joint or back pain British Medical Journal, 359 j5326.

Other Publications

Working Papers

  • Deryugina, T., Heutel, G., Miller, N., Molitor, D., & Reif, J. The Mortality and Medical Costs of Air Pollution: Evidence from Changes in Wind Direction.
  • Jones, D., Molitor, D., & Reif, J. What Do Workplace Wellness Programs Do? Evidence from the Illinois Workplace Wellness Study.
  • Deryugina, T., & Molitor, D. Does When You Die Depend on Where You Live? Evidence from Hurricane Katrina.
  • Heutel, G., Miller, N., & Molitor, D. Adaptation and the Mortality Effects of Temperature across US Climate Regions.

Grants

  • , Worksite Wellness: A Field Experiment on Participation Incentives and Selection into Wellness Programs, National Science Foundation, 2017-2019
  • , Worksite Wellness: A Field Experiment on Participation Incentives and Selection into Wellness Programs, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2016-2018
  • , Worksite Wellness: A Field Experiment on Participation Incentives and Selection into Wellness Programs, National Institute of Health/National Institute on Aging, 2015-2018

Courses

  • Big Data Analytics (FIN 580) Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 18 hours in a semester; may be repeated to a maximum of 32 hours in subsequent semesters.

Contact

4048 Business Instructional Facility

515 Gregory Drive

Champaign, IL 61820

217-244-0504

dmolitor@illinois.edu

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