Jaret Treber joined Kenyon’s faculty in 2005. Treber’s research focuses on how regulations in the funeral industry have shaped competition and impacted prices and the availability of services. He is also interested in the application of economic analysis to amateur and professional sports and has published articles examining the impact of work stoppages on fan demand in the National Hockey League and the behavior of ticket prices in resale markets leading up to major sporting events. Prior to graduate school, Treber worked for three years as a financial analyst and premium rate analyst in the Medicare supplemental insurance industry.

Treber teaches courses on the principles of microeconomics, econometrics, sports economics and the economics of regulation and he is a winner of Kenyon’s Trustee Teaching Excellence Award.

Areas of Expertise

Sports economics and the economics of regulation


2005 — Doctor of Philosophy from University of Arizona

2001 — Master of Arts from University of Arizona

1997 — Bachelor of Arts from Western Washington University

Courses Recently Taught