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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

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Scott Barkowski

Scott Barkowski

Assistant Professor

Office: 320P Wilbur O. and Ann Powers Hall
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 Educational Background

    Ph.D. Economics
    University of California, Irvine 2014

    M.A. Economics
    University of California, Los Angeles 2007

    B.A. Economics / International Area Studies
    University of California, Los Angeles 2000

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Econometrics (ECON 4050/6050)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON 2120)

Research Interests

  • Health Economics; Labor Economics; Applied Econometrics

Research Publications

  • “In Sickness and in Health: Interaction Effects of State and Federal Health Insurance Coverage Mandates on Marriage of Young Adults” (with Joanne Song McLaughlin), Journal of Human Resources, March 2022
  • “A Reevaluation of the Effects of State and ACA Dependent Coverage Mandates on Health Insurance Coverage” (with Joanne Song McLaughlin and Alex Ray), Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Summer 2020
  • “Does Government Health Insurance Reduce Job Lock and Job Push?”, Southern Economic Journal, July 2020
  • “The Effect of Health Insurance on Crime: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion” (with Qiwei He), Health Economics, March 2020
  • “Does Regulation of Physicians Reduce Health Care Spending?”, Southern Economic Journal, April 2017 [Winner of the 2017 Georgescu-Roegen Prize for best academic article in the Southern Economic Journal]
  • “Does Employer-Provided Health Insurance Constrain Labor Supply Adjustments to Health Shocks? New Evidence on Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer” (with Cathy J. Bradley and David Neumark), Journal of Health Economics, September 2013
Faculty Profile
Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
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