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Mark Skidmore

Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics; Professor, Department of Economics
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

Joint Appointment (Primary) in Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Address: 91 Agriculture Hall (Annex)
Tel: 517.353.9172
Fax: 517.432.1800
E-mail: mskidmor@msu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

  • State and local public finance, intergovernmental fiscal relations, urban/regional economics
  • Economics of natural disasters
  • "Cell Phones and Natural Disaster Vulnerability?" (with Hideki Toya), Sustainability, Vol. 10, 2970, 2018.
  • "The Effects of Natural Disasters on Social Trust: Evidence from South Korea" (with Sung Kang), Sustainability, Vol. 10, 2973, 2018.
  • "Assessment Inequity in a Declining Housing Market: The Case of Detroit" (with Tim Hodge, Daniel McMillen, and Gary Sands) Real Estate Economics, Vol. 45 (2), 2017.
  • "The Net Benefit of Demolishing Dilapidated Housing: The Case of Detroit" (with Dusan Paredes), Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 66: 16-27, 2017.
  • "The Land Value Gradient in a (Nearly) Collapsed Urban Real Estate Market" (with Timothy Hodge and Gary Sands), Land Economics, Vol 93 (4), 2017.

Michigan State University Department of Economics