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This Winter 2016 term I am on sabbatical leave and away from the University.
I will resume teaching in Fall
2016. My tentative assignments are
See course descriptions below.
I conduct research in health and housing economics.
The 7th edition of The Economics of Health and Health Care (
and Miron Stano),with Instructor’s Guide and Study Questions is available.
An 8th edition is in process. It is scheduled to appear in 2017.
We have recently moved to Taylor & Francis publishers. Please check their web site for further announcements.
If you have any questions about textbook content or availability, please contact me at email@example.com.
Policy and Research Presentations
January 15, 2008 participation in a podcast on the BBC regarding the Healthcare System in Detroit and the U.S.
A policy proposal - “Fixing Part of the
Michigan Stem Cell Economics Study – August 2008
“The Economics of Health Care Reform”, presented October 25, 2011 at the Adult Learning Institute.
“Is there an S in Urban Housing Supply … or What on Earth Happened in
Goodman, Goodman, Goodman, and Goodman “A Few Goodmen” (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QktKLTLyLIM) – presented at 2015 AEA Meetings
with Stephen Henderson on WDET,
I direct the MA program and seminar activities. During my sabbatical leave Prof. Li Way Lee will direct the MA program, and Prof. Xu Lin will direct seminar activities.
Prof. Li Way Lee serves as Director of the PhD program.
For information on application/admission to our Department’s programs, please turn to our Department’s home page.
Current Graduate Students (MA and PhD) MUST get approval to sign up for courses.
On June 13, 2008. I was a contestant on Jeopardy! Others have written blogs about their adventures.
I decided to do something else! I hope you like it.
On October 1, 2013, my daughter Sara also appeared. She did better than Dad.
Sara started a Peace Corps career in Burkina Faso in June 2011, returning in August 2013.
Her experiences were exciting and unusual. She has continued her blog during her return.
Sara received her
Classes (Syllabus / Course Material)
Principles of Economics Cr. 4
Supply, demand, price at the level of the firm and industry; business institutions and their operation; determinants of wage and salary levels, interest rates, rents, profits, income distribution; public policy in relation to business and labor.
State and Local Public Finance, Cr. 4
Economics of Health Care Cr. 4 – Fall 2014
Urban Economics Cr. 4
Public/Urban Economics Cr. 4
Economics of Health Care (Graduate) Cr. 4
This advanced course on the allocation of health care resources concentrates on demand and supply of health care. It looks at the roles of hospitals, physicians, and health insurance; market imperfections, government policies, and their role in economics of health care.
Urban and Regional Development (Graduate) Cr. 4
Dissertation Candidacy (Graduate)
Open only to Departmental Dissertation Candidates
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