Daniel J. Herbst

Assistant Professor of Economics
Daniel J. Herbst

McClelland Hall 401QQ
1130 East Helen Street 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

Higher education
Household finance
Labor Economics

Daniel Herbst joined the Eller College of Management in 2018 after earning his PhD in Economics from Princeton University. His research focuses on the fields of labor economics, higher education and consumer finance. Most recently, his work explores the effects of federal income-driven repayment programs, the optimal design of student loan contracts and market failures in human capital financing.


  • ECON 382 Labor and Public Policy
  • ECON 481 Economics of Wage Determination


Working Papers


  • PhD in Economics, Princeton University, 2018