Last updated on: 2/28/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

David Card, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Do Electronic Voting Machines Improve the Voting Process?"
Reasoning:

“Supporters of touch-screen voting claim it is a highly reliable voting technology, while a growing number of critics argue that paperless electronic voting systems are vulnerable to fraud.”

“Does Voting Technology Affect Election Outcomes? Touch-screen Voting and the 2004 Presidential Election,” Review of Economics and Statistics, Feb. 2006

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Director, Center for Labor Economics at the University of California, Berkeley
  • Faculty Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
  • Editor, American Economic Review, 2002-2005
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1998
  • John Bates Clark Prize, American Economic Association, 1995
  • Douglas Purvis Prize for an article or book on Economics and Public Policy in Canada, 1994
  • Editor, Econometrica 1993-1997
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Labor Economics, 1988-1992
Education:
  • PhD, Economics, Princeton University, 1983
  • BA, Queen’s University (Kingston), 1978
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Did Electronic Voting Machines in the 2000 and 2004 Elections Give an Advantage to a Particular Political Party?