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Daniel A. Gerlowski, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics

Department of Finance and Economics
Office: Business Center 409
Phone: 410.837.4987


  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
  • M.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • B.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • Bio

    Dr. Gerlowski is a professor of economics and has been a faculty member since 1987. He has served the Merrick School in a number of capacities including as associate dean and interim dean.

  • Research Interests

  • Teaching Interests

  • Recent Publications

    Intellectual Contributions

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Zhang, T., & Gerlowski, D. A. (2018). Welfare to Work Propensities: Administrative Record Evidence. Applied Economics Letters.

    Naylor, L., Gerlowski, D. A., & Seabrook, R. (2014). US Higher Education: Transition & Turbulence in the New Model. Journal of Development and Leadership. 3(2), 16.

    Zhang, T., Gerlowski, D. A., & Ford, D. A. (2014). Housing Price Variability: National and Local Impacts. Applied Economics. 46(28), 3494-3502.


    Zhang, T., & Gerlowski, D. A. Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) 70th Annual Meeting, "Ownership Stake Diffusion in Entrepreneur Teams," Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA), Baltimore, MD. (2018).

    Zhang, T., & Gerlowski, D. A. 2018 American Economic Association Annual Meeting, "Welfare to Work Propensities: Administrative Record Evidence," American Economic Association, Philadelphia, PA.. (2018).

    Zhang, T., & Gerlowski, D. A. 2017 GW Annual Entrepreneurship Conference, "Ownership Stake Diffusion in Entrepreneur Teams:," George Washington University, Washington DC. (2017).

    Gerlowski, D. A., Zhang, T., & Chen, D. North American Regional Science Association 2015, "Housing Price Index Movements Across Cities," RSAI - Regional Science Association International, Portland, OR. (2015).

    Gerlowski, D. A., & Zhang, T. North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association, "Housing Price Variability: National and Local Impacts," North American Regional Science Association, Washington DC. (2014).

    Gerlowski, D. A. Social Equity Leadership Conference, "Towards a Model of Social Cost of Unequal Treatment of Same-Sex Couples," National Academy of Public Administratoin, Pittsburgh PA. (2014).

    Gerlowski, D. A. American Society for Public Administration 2014 Annual Meeting, "Goldilocks: Public Budgeting," ASPA, Washington DC. (2014).

    Yarrison, B. G., Parkman, T., Gerlowski, D. A., & D. UB Teaching and Learning Day, "Student Success Strategies: Insights from UB and Beyond," UB Center for Excellence in Learning, Teaching & Technology, Baltimore MD. (2013).

    Research in Progress

    "An Alternate State in Mind: An Analysis of In-State vs. Out-of-State CPA Exam Candidates and their Effect on State-Level Exam Pass Rates" (Writing Results)
    Using the test center location of CPA candidates, we analyze the pass rates of U.S. jurisdictions regarding the performance of both in-state and out-of-state candidates.

    "Housing Price Variability: National and Local Impacts" (On-Going)