David Givens

David M. Givens

Economist
Division:
Consumer Protection
Phone:
(202) 326-3397
Email Address:
dgivens@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "Leveling Up to Literacy: Measuring the Impact of the FTC's Online Advertising Literacy Game, "Admongo," SSRN Working Paper No. 346, 2020. 
  • "Defining Governance Matters: A Factor-Analytic Assessment of Governance Institutions," Journal of Comparative Economics, 2012.

Selected Presentations

"Leveling Up to Literacy: Measuring the Impact of the FTC's Online Advertising Literacy Game, "Admongo," AMA Marketing and Public Policy Conference (MPPC). Columbus, OH (2018).

Selected Reports

Education

University of Maryland
PhD Economics
2010
University of Virginia
BA Economics, Russian
1998

Fields of Interest

  • Institutions
  • Law and Economics
  • Consumer Protection Economics
  • Pyramid Schemes

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2010-present

Economist
Economy.com
2000-2004

Volunteer
U.S. Peace Corps, Uzbekistan
1999-2000

Research Analyst
Federal Trade Commission
1998-1999