Economic public policy — Dr. David Ribar

Dr. David C. Ribar, a professor in the Bryan School of Business and Economics, is an expert on labor economics and issues surrounding poverty, hunger and food insecurity. His research into poverty includes in-depth studies on the ways federal and state welfare and food stamp assistance programs impact recipient’s lives.

Ribar also frequently provides context and analysis to the media on how public policy changes could economically impact North Carolinians.

He can be reached at