Scott Cunningham

professor of economics
baylor university



"Mental Health Courts and Their Effects on Recidivism: Evidence from Randomized Therapists",
(with Jonathan Seward and Vivian Vigliotti).
"Depression, Anxiety, and Suicidal Ideation Among Graduate Students in Doctoral Degree Programs: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis"
(with Emily N. Satinsky, Tomoki Kimura, Mathew V. Kiang, Rediet Abebe, Colin J. Carlson, Hedwig Lee, Xiaofei Lin, Cindy H. Liu, Igor, Rudan, Srijan Sen, Mark Tomlinson, Miranda Yaver and Alexander C. Tsai)
(with Facundo Cuevas, Çigdem Çelik, Berk Ozler and Luca Parisotto).
Under review at Journal of Development Economics.
"Craigslist Reduced Violence Against Women",
(with Gregory DeAngelo and John Tripp).
Second Resubmission at Journal of Human Resources.
(with Gregory DeAngelo and Erica Smith).
Revise and Resubmit at Southern Economic Journal.
"Studying the Effects of Incarceration Shocks to Drug Markets",
(with Samuel Kang).
"The Long-term Effects of the Rwanda Genocide on Child Work",
(with Yoo-Mi Chin and Van Pham).
Revise and Resubmit at Economic Development and Cultural Change.


(with Manisha Shah).
Forthcoming at Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics at Springer.
(with Gregory DeAngelo and Brock Smith).
Forthcoming at Journal of Health Economics
(with Yoo-Mi Chin).
2019. Journal of Public Economics, volume 179.
(with Jason Lindo, Caitlin Myers and Andrea Schlosser).
2019. Journal of Human Resources
(with Manisha Shah).
2018. Review of Economic Studies 85(3) July, 1683-1715.
(with Todd Kendall). (appendix),
2017. Review of Economics of the Household 15(4) December 1055-1080 (2010 version)
Media coverage: The Economist
(with Thomas A. Ferguson, Jackson O. Griggs, and Lance P. Kelley).
Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 2017. Vol. 51, October, 79-85.
(with Todd Kendall).
2016. The Handbook of the Economics of Prostitution (ed. Scott Cunningham and Manisha Shah), Oxford University Press.
(with Michael Ward and Benjamin Engelstatter).
2016. Southern Economic Journal, April, 82(4) 1247-1265.
(with Keith Finlay and Charles Stoecker).
International Journal of Drug Policy, 2015. November 26(11), 1144-1149.
(with Keith Finlay).
2016. Health Economics, 25(10), 1268-1290.
(with Todd Kendall).
2014. Iowa Law Review Bulletin, 98:131-141.
2012. American Law and Economics Review, 15(1), Spring: 381-407.
(with Todd Kendall).
2011. Journal of Urban Economics, 69(3) 273-287
(with Todd Kendall).
2011. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: 11(1), Topics, Article 30.
(with Todd Kendall).
2011. Research Handbook in the Law and Economics of the Family, edited by Lloyd R. Cohen and Joshua D. Wright, Edward Elgar Publishing Limited.
(with Todd Kendall).
2010. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 86(iii), 100-105.

Works in Progress

"Craigslist’s Effect on Fertility",
(with Christine Durrance and Melanie Guldi)
"Estimating the Effect of Public Defenders on Suicidality using Randomized Therapists",
(with Jonathan Seward and Vivian Vigliotti)
"Predicting Suicide Risk in a Large Metropolitan Correctional Complex",
(with Jonathan Seward, Danny Smith, and Vivian Vigliotti)


(edited with Manisha Shah).
2016. Oxford University Press.
2021. Yale University Press

Grands and Rewards

Robert Wood Johnson Public Health and Law (co-PI, $116,462) "How does regulating pseudoephedrine access affect methamphetamine-related public health outcomes?"
(with Keith Finlay).
H.B. Earhart Fellowship (2003-2007)
Knickerbacker Poetry Prize (1999)