Ben Blemings, PhD

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • B.S. Miami University (OH), 2015 Ph.D.
  • West Virginia University, 2021
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Dr. Blemings is an applied microeconomist who researches human capital. Some contexts that he examines human capital in are maritime piracy, Promise scholarships, and the influences of peers. His teaching interests are in statistics, economics, and health economics. He is a visiting assistant professor. In his free time, he enjoys grilling, team sports, and dog training.


Blemings, B., Zhang, P., Neill, C. L. (2023). “Where is the value? The impacts of sow gestation crate laws on pork supply and consumer value perceptions.” Food Policy, 117, 102447. doi: