Justin Jarvis

Lecturer in Economics

Justin Jarvis

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

Areas of Expertise

  • Homelessness


PhD in Economics, University of California, Irvine, 2015

Justin Jarvis joined the Eller College of Management in 2019. Prior to that, he was assistant professor of economics at Truman State University.  Justin earned his PhD in Economics at the University of California, Irvine. His interests include university teaching, homelessness and migration, and gathering data in Mexico, California and Missouri.


  • ECON 200 Basic Economic Issues
  • ECON 371 Economic Development

Selected Publications

  • “Observed Altruism in Dental Students: An Experiment Using the Ultimatum Game,” with Parker Crutchfield, Terry Olson and Matt Wilson in Journal of Dental Education, November 2017
  • “Individual Determinants of Homelessness,” Journal of Housing Economics, December 2015, pp. 23–32