Carl H. Lindner College of BusinessCarl H. Lindner College of BusinessUniversity of Cincinnati

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

David Brasington, PhD

James C. and Caroline Kautz Chair in Political Economy, Professor
Professional Summary
David Brasington is a Professor and the James C. and Caroline Kautz Chair in Political Economy at the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business. Brasington received his PhD in Economics from The Ohio State University, and specializes in public finance, urban and regional economics, and real estate finance.
Contact Information
E-mail:
Office:
328 Carl H. Lindner Hall
Phone:
513-556-2616
Fax:
513-556-2669
Teaching Interest
  • . He has taught everything from Introduction to Microeconomics to Ph.D.-level Game Theory, with much of his teaching centering on Urban Economics and Public Economics.
Research Interest
  • Professor Brasington’s research has been cited over 1,000 times. He does research on the link between house prices and school quality, school district consolidation, and school choice. He has presented his research in numerous states and seven different countries. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Regional Science.
Awards | Honors

Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Summer Research Grant
Year Received:
2017


Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received:
2016


Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Research Expenses Award
Year Received:
2016


Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Summer Research Grant
Year Received:
2016


Organization:
Taft Research Center
Name:
Domestic Travel Grans
Year Received:
2016


Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Research Expenses Award
Year Received:
2015


Organization:
Lindner College of Business
Name:
Research Expenses Award
Year Received:
2015


Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Name:
Third Century Research Materials Grant
Year Received:
2015


Organization:
Taft Research Center
Name:
Taft Domestic Travel Grant
Year Received:
2015


Organization:
Charles P. Taft Research Center
Name:
Competitive Lecture Award
Year Received:
2012


Education

Institution:
Ohio State University
Major:
Economics
Dissertation:
The Relationship Between House Prices and School Quality
Completed:
1997
Degree:
Ph D


Institution:
Ohio State University
Major:
Economics
Completed:
1993
Degree:
MA


Institution:
Indiana University
Major:
Economics
Completed:
1991
Degree:
BA


Published Contributions

David Brasington,  (2017). What Types of People Sort to Which Public Services?. Papers in Regional Science, 537-553.


David Brasington,  (2017). School Spending and New Construction. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 76-84.


David Brasington, Olivier Parent,  (2017). Public School Consolidation: A Partial Observability Spatial Bivariate Probit Approach. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society - Series A, 633-656.


David Brasington,  (2016). House Prices and School Quality: Instruments, Signaling, Usage and Perceptions. Sociology and Anthropology, 583-596.


David Brasington, Alfonso Flores-Lagunes, Ledia Guci,  (2016). A Spatial Model of School District Open Enrollment Choice. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1-18.


David Brasington, Diane Hite, Andres Jauregui,  (2015). House Price Impacts of Racial, Income, Education, and Age Neighborhood Segregation. Journal of Regional Science, 442-467.


David Brasington,  (2014). Residential Mobility and House Price Hedonics. Springer, .


David Brasington, Diane Hite,  (2014). School Choice: Supporters and Opponents. Contemporary Economic Policy, .


David Brasington, Diane Hite,  (2012). School Choice and Perceived School Quality. Economics Letters, 451-453.


David Brasington, Mika Kato, Willi Semmler,  (2010). Transitioning Out of Poverty. Metroeconomica, 68-95.


Gandhi Bhattarai, Diane Hite, David Brasington,  (2009). Complements and Substitutes in Public Service Provision: A Two-Stage Hedonic Model for Demand for School Quality, Neighborhood Safety and Environmental Quality. International Journal of Ecological Economics and Statistics, 34-46.


David Brasington, Donald Haurin,  (2009). Parents, Peers, or School Inputs: Which Components of School Outcomes Are Capitalized into House Value? . Regional Science and Urban Economics, 523-529.


David Brasington, Diane Hite,  (2008). A Mixed Index Approach to Identifying Hedonic Price Models. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 271-284.


David Brasington, Robert Sarama,  (2008). Deed Types, House Prices, and Mortgage Interest Rates. Real Estate Economics, 587-610.


David Brasington,  (2007). Private Schools and the Willingness to Pay for Public Schooling. Education Finance and Policy, 152-174.


David Brasington,  (2007). Public and Private School Competition: The Spatial Education Production Function. Time and Space in Economics, 175-203.


David Brasington,  (2006). Educational Outcomes and House Values: A Test of the Value-Added Approach. Journal of Regional Science, 245-268.


David Brasington,  (2005). Demand for Environmental Quality: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 57-82.


David Brasington,  (2004). House Prices and the Structure of Local Government: An Application of Spatial Statistics. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, 211-232.


David Brasington,  (2003). Size and School District Consolidation: Do Opposites Attract?. Economica, 673-690.


David Brasington,  (2003). Snobbery, Racism, or Mutual Distaste: What Promotes and Hinders Cooperation in Local Public Good Provision? . Review of Economics and Statistics, 874-883.


David Brasington,  (2003). The Supply of Public School Quality. Economics of Education Review, 367-377.


David Brasington,  (2002). Differences in the Production of Education Across Regions and Urban and Rural Areas. Regional Studies, 137-145.


David Brasington,  (2002). Edge Versus Center: Finding Common Ground in the Capitalization Debate. Journal of Urban Economics, 524-541.


David Brasington,  (2002). The Demand for Local Public Goods: The Case of Public School Quality. Public Finance Review, 163-187.


David Brasington,  (2001). A Model of Urban Growth with Endogenous Suburban Production Centers. The Annals of Regional Science, 411-430.


David Brasington,  (2001). Capitalization and Community Size. Journal of Urban Economics, 385-395.


David Brasington,  (2000). Demand and Supply of Public School Quality in Metropolitan Areas: The Role of Private Schools. Journal of Regional Science, 583-605.


David Brasington,  (1999). Central City School Administrative Policy: Systematically Passing Undeserving Students. Economics of Education Review, 201-212.


David Brasington,  (1999). Joint Provision of Public Goods: The Consolidation of School Districts. Journal of Public Economics, 373-393.


David Brasington,  (1999). Which Measures of School Quality Does the Housing Market Value?. Journal of Real Estate Research, 395-413.


David Brasington,  (1997). School District Consolidation, Student Performance, and Housing Values. The Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, 43-54.


David Brasington, Donald Haurin,  (1996). The Impact of School Quality on Real House Prices: Interjurisdictional Effects. Journal of Housing Economics, 351-368.



Accepted Contributions

David Brasington,  (Accepted). Passing School Building Tax Levies May Increase Teacher Salary. Economics Letters.




Research in progress

Title:
Competition among hospitals in California


Status:
On-Going

Research Type:
Scholarly


Title:
Local Public Spending and Health Outcomes


Status:
Planning

Research Type:
Scholarly


Title:
The Demand for Environmental Quality in Urban Areas: A Direct Translog Approach


Status:
On-Going

Research Type:
Scholarly


Title:
The School District Income Tax


Status:
On-Going

Research Type:
Scholarly


Presentations

Title:
How do schools cut budgets after a tax levy failure, and does it decrease student proficiency?
Location:
Cincinnati
Year:
2017


Title:
How to exploit rule-based cutoffs to achieve identification
Year:
2016


Title:
Do Schools Spend Additional Revenues to Feed Leviathan?
Year:
2016


Title:
Do Schools Spend Additional Revenues to Feed Leviathan?
Year:
2016


Title:
Does public school consolidation generate peer effects? Evidence from Ohio and Texas
Location:
Portand, OR
Year:
2015


Title:
Public school consolidation: a partial observability spatial bivariate probit approach
Location:
Mobile, AL
Year:
2015


Title:
A Spatial Model of School District Open Enrollment Choice
Location:
San Diego, CA
Year:
2014


Title:
Public School Consolidation: A Partial Observability Spatial Bivariate Probit Approach
Location:
Santa Barbara, CA
Year:
2013


Title:
A Partial Observability Spatial Bivariate Probit with Application to the Decision to Integrate Schooling Services.
Year:
2012


Title:
Behind the Opinions: Why People Oppose School Choice
Year:
2011


Title:
Estimating the House Price Impacts of Racial, Income, Education, and Age Neighborhood Dissimilarity
Organization:
University of Louisville
Year:
2011


Title:
Behind the Opinions: Why People Support School Choice
Year:
2011


Title:
Estimating the House Price Impacts of Racial, Income, Education, and Age Neighborhood Spatial Concentration
Year:
2011


Title:
Estimating the House Price Impacts of Racial, Income, Education, and Age Neighborhood Spatial Concentration
Organization:
University of Texas - Arlington
Year:
2010


Title:
Estimating the House Price Impacts of Racial, Income, Education, and Age Neighborhood Spatial Concentration
Year:
2009


Title:
Parents, Peers, or School Inputs: Which Components of School Outcomes Are Capitalized into House Value?
Year:
2009


Title:
Parents, Peers, or School Inputs: Which Components of School Outcomes Are Capitalized into House Value?
Year:
2009


Title:
School Choice: Supporters and Opponents
Organization:
University of Kentucky
Year:
2008


Title:
Complements and Substitutes in Public Service Provision: A Two-Stage Hedonic Model for Demand for School Quality, Neighborhood Safety and Environmental Quality
Organization:
University of Florida
Year:
2008


Title:
School Choice: Supporters and Opponents
Organization:
Tulane University
Year:
2008


Title:
School Choice: Supporters and Opponents
Year:
2008


Title:
Parents, Peers, or School Inputs: Which Components of School Outcomes Are Capitalized into House Value?
Year:
2008


Title:
School Choice: Supporters and Opponents
Organization:
University of Cincinnati
Year:
2007


Title:
School Choice: Supporters and Opponents
Organization:
Auburn University
Year:
2007


Title:
A Mixed Index Approach to Identifying Hedonic Price Models
Year:
2006


Title:
House Prices, Mortgage Interest Rates, and Security of Legal Claim: An Investigation of Deed Types
Year:
2006


Title:
Parents, Peers, or School Inputs: Which Components of School Outcomes Are Capitalized into House Value?
Year:
2006


Title:
House Prices, Mortgage Interest Rates, and Security of Legal Claim: An Investigation of Deed Types
Year:
2006


Title:
Educational Outcomes and House Values: A Test of the Value-Added Approach
Year:
2005


Title:
Public and Private School Competition: The Spatial Education Production Function
Year:
2005


Title:
School Choice and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Year:
2005


Title:
School Choice and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Organization:
Florida International University
Year:
2004


Title:
School Choice and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Organization:
University of Florida
Year:
2004


Title:
School Vouchers and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Organization:
Centre for the Economics of Education
Year:
2004


Title:
Demand for Environmental Quality: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis
Organization:
University of Reading, England
Year:
2004


Title:
Demand for Environmental Quality: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis
Year:
2004


Title:
School Choice and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Organization:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Year:
2003


Title:
Can New Insights on Location and Black’s (1999) Test Help Resolve the 5-Decades-Old Debate over Capitalization?
Year:
2003


Title:
School Vouchers and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Year:
2003


Title:
School Vouchers and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Year:
2003


Title:
Demand for Environmental Quality: A Spatial Hedonic Analysis
Year:
2003


Title:
Edge Versus Center: Finding Common Ground in the Capitalization Debate
Year:
2002


Title:
Can New Insights on Location and Black’s (1999) Test Help Resolve the 5-Decades-Old Debate over Capitalization?
Organization:
Louisiana State University
Year:
2002


Title:
School Vouchers and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Organization:
West Virginia University
Year:
2002


Title:
Edge Versus Center: Finding Common Ground in the Capitalization Debate
Organization:
University of Kentucky
Year:
2001


Title:
School Choice and the Flight to Private Schools: To What Extent Are Public and Private Schools Substitutes?
Organization:
University of Kentucky
Year:
2001


Title:
Edge Versus Center: Finding Common Ground in the Capitalization Debate
Organization:
University of Reading, England
Year:
2001


Title:
Competition in the Supply of Local Public Goods: The Case of School Quality
Organization:
CERGE-EI, Charles University, Prague
Year:
2001


Title:
Competition in the Supply of Local Public Goods: The Case of School Quality
Organization:
University of Aberdeen, Scotland
Year:
2001


Title:
Edge Versus Center: Finding Common Ground in the Capitalization Debate
Organization:
University of Warwick, England
Year:
2001


Title:
Competition in the Supply of Local Public Goods: The Case of School Quality
Year:
2001


Title:
Educational Outcomes and House Values: A Test of the Value-Added Approach
Year:
2001


Title:
House Prices and the Structure of Local Government
Year:
2000


Title:
Competition in the Supply of Local Public Goods: The Case of School Quality
Organization:
University of Tennessee
Year:
2000


Title:
The Demand for Environmental Quality in Urban Areas: A Direct Translog Approach
Year:
1999


Title:
Demand and Supply of Public School Quality in Metropolitan Areas: The Role of Private Schools
Organization:
Mississippi State University
Year:
1999


Title:
The Supply and Demand for Public Goods: School Quality with Hedonic House Prices and 3SLS
Organization:
Tulane University
Year:
1998


Title:
The Supply and Demand for Public Goods: School Quality with Hedonic House Prices and 3SLS
Organization:
University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Year:
1998


Title:
The Supply and Demand for Public Goods: School Quality with Hedonic House Prices and 3SLS
Organization:
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Year:
1998


Title:
The Supply and Demand for Public Goods: School Quality with Hedonic House Prices and 3SLS
Year:
1998


Title:
The Supply and Demand for Public Goods: School Quality with Hedonic House Prices and 3SLS
Organization:
Regional Financial Associates, Inc
Year:
1997


Title:
The Supply and Demand for Public Goods: School Quality with Hedonic House Prices and 3SLS
Year:
1997


Title:
Joint Provision of Public Goods: The Consolidation of School Districts
Year:
1997


Title:
The Relationship Between House Prices and School Quality
Year:
1997


Title:
The Impact of School Quality on Real House Prices: Interjurisdictional EffectsThe Impact of School Quality on Real House Prices: Interjurisdictional Effects
Organization:
State of Ohio Commerce Department
Year:
1997


Title:
The Impact of School Quality on Real House Prices: Interjurisdictional Effects
Year:
1997