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Economics Research in the Department

Zach Brown

Zach Brown is an economist interested in empirical industrial organization and applied microeconomics. His current research focuses on how health care markets are affected by access to information, especially markets that are not perfectly competitive. Read More...

Ana Reynoso

Ana Reynoso is an applied economist interested in Labor Economics and Economic Development. Most of her research investigates how policy affects marital matching patterns and the gains from marriage for different groups in both developed and developing countries. Read More...

Xiaxin Wang

Xiaxin Wang is an economist interested in behavioral responses to taxation in various settings. Within the field of taxation, his interest is broad: elasticity of taxable income, bunching approach, tax evasion and tax avoidance, personal income tax. Read More...

Dominick Bartelme

Dominick Bartelme grew up in Ann Arbor and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Economics and Mathematics from UM in 2008. He remembers two especially influential moments during his undergraduate years, an honors seminar with Stephen Salant and having Warren Whatley as a professor. Read More...

Andres Blanco

Andres Blanco knew that he wanted to work within the United States after completing his PhD at New York University and entering the job market. After comparing competing offers, UM Economics stood out as the exemplary choice. Read More...

Gabriel Ehrlich

After earning his M.A. (‘08) and Ph.D. (’12) in economics from UM, Gabe went to work for the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in their Financial Analysis Department. Read More...

Shaowei Ke

A common assumption in economics is that people make rational choices based on their preferences. But what if those choices turn out to be the wrong ones? Assistant Professor Shaowei Ke’s research specializes in those decisions that might contain errors. Read More...

John Leahy

Deciding to change institutions is a tough and complicated decision to make, made even tougher when you have a family. For Macroeconomist John Leahy, UM was an institution that he couldn’t pass up. Read More...

Heng Liu

Assistant Professor Heng Liu earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rochester in May of 2015. Heng was drawn to UM because of its reputation as a top university with a strong economics department and talented researchers. Read More...

Pablo Ottonello

When Pablo Ottonello was a young undergraduate student in Uruguay, his country experienced a deep financial crisis that motivated him to study why these events occurred and how we might prevent them in the future. Today, much of Ottonello’s research focuses on macroeconomics. Read more...

Anne-Katrin Roesler

Anne-Katrin Roesler is a microeconomic theorist interested in game theory, mechanism design and information economics. Read more...

 

 

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