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Jacob Lamb

Director of Research, Alabama Business Intelligence Center


Joined EDPA: 2023


Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Jacob Lamb is the Director of Research at the Alabama Business Intelligence Center. He is well-versed in quantitative economic research from his time as a Ph.D. student at Clemson University, where he studied industrial organization, public finance, and econometrics. In his role, he leverages his economics background to study company executives, analyze companies and their competitive positioning, and research market conditions for various industries.

Jacob was most recently a graduate assistant in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University. His responsibilities included teaching microeconomics, macroeconomics, sports economics, and financial economics to undergraduate students, as well as producing research papers for his dissertation. He was awarded the Tollison Fellowship by his department for his efforts teaching and research efforts. He was also awarded “Best 3rd-Year Graduate Student Paper” by his department for his research on wagering market efficiency in English Football.

Jacob graduated with a B.S. in Economics from Auburn University, an M.A. in Economics from Clemson University, and is set to graduate in May 2023 with a Ph.D. in Economics from Clemson University. He is a member of the American Economic Association.

In his free time, Jacob enjoys going on walks with his wife (Emma) and daughter (Scarlett), weightlifting, reading history and philosophy, smoking meats in the backyard, and watching football, soccer, and racing.