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Jeff Biddle

Ph.D., Duke University. History of Economic Thought

Address: 101 Old Botany
Tel: 517.353.7862
Fax: 517.432.1068
E-mail: biddle@msu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

  • Workers' compensation (especially in Michigan), and issues related to workplace risks and injuries generally
  • Financial behavior of religious congregations
  • History of economic thought
  • Making Consumers Comfortable: The Early Decades of Commercial Air Conditioning in the US. Journal of Economic History 71, no. 4 (Dec. 2011), pp. 1078-1094.
  • The Introduction of the Cobb-Douglas Regression, Journal of Economic Perspectives 26, no. 2 (Spring 2012), pp. 223-36
  • Claiming Behavior in Workers' Compensation, Journal of Risk and Insurance, vol. 70, December 2003 (paper coauthored with Karen Roberts).
  • Statistical Economics, 1900-1950, History of Political Economy, December 1999.
  • Beauty and the Labor Market. American Economic Review, December 1994. (paper coauthored with Dan Hamermesh).

Michigan State University Department of Economics