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David M. Lang

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Contact Information

Name: David M. Lang

Title: Professor David M. Lang


Office Phone: (916) 278-7077

Mailing Address:

Sacramento State University 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6082

Office Hours: by appointment



Courses that I teach

  • Economics 1B: Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis
  • Economics 100B: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Economics 140: Quantitative Economic Analysis
  • Economics 141: Introduction to Econometrics
  • Economics 145: Economic Research Methods
  • Economics 150: Labor Economics
  • Economics 152: Economics of Education
  • Economics 161: Fundamentals of Game Theory
  • Economics 189: Economics at the Movies
  • Economics 200M: Mathematics for Economists
  • Economics 204: Business Economics


  • “Using Box Office Revenues in the Economics Classroom,” 2013, International Review of Economics Education, DOI information: 10.1016/j.iree.2013.10.005
  • “DVD Sales and the R-rating Puzzle,” (with David Switzer) 2011, Journal of Cultural Economics, 35:4, 267-286.
  • "Financial Aid and Student Bargaining Power," 2007, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 7:1 (Topics), Article 37.
  • "Class Rank, GPA, and Valedictorians: How High Schools Rank Their Students,” Spring 2007, American Secondary Education, 35:2, 36-48.
  • “Accurate and Fair Class Ranks: One Step Closer with the Class Rank Index,” Summer 1997, ERS SPECTRUM, 15:3, 26-29.