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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Gordon Ford College of Business Staff - David Zimmer

Dr. David Zimmer

Dr. David Zimmer

Associate Professor- Economics

Office:  GH 426
Phone:  270-745-2880


Professor Zimmer has focused his research in the areas of health economics, labor economics, and applied microeconometrics. He has worked with the Bureau of Economics and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and served as an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University.

Professor Zimmer has published articles in the Journal of Business Economic Statistics, Econometrics Journal, Health Economics, Contemporary Economic Policy, Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policy, Eastern Economic Journal, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and  Foundations and Trends in Econometrics.


Ph.D., Economics, Indiana University
M.A., Economics, Indiana University
B.S., Mathematics, University of Evansville

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

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