Assistant Professor of Economics, Creighton University (2014-2017)
- Temple University, Ph.D. in Economics, 2014.
- Temple University, M.A. in Economics, 2011.
- University of Tulsa, B.S. in Economics, 2009.
FIELDS OF INTEREST
Health Economics, Labor Economics, Entrepreneurship, Regulation
The Effect of Health Insurance Benefit Mandates on Premiums, Eastern Economic Journal 2013
Who Pays for Obesity? Evidence from Health Insurance Benefit Mandates, Economics Letters 2013
Did the Affordable Care Act’s Dependent Coverage Mandate Increase Premiums for Family Plans? (with Briggs Depew) Journal of Health Economics, 2015
Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Job Mobility (with Anna Chorniy) Contemporary Economic Policy, 2016 (Honorable Mention, 2016 Best Article Award)
“The Effect of State Health Insurance Benefit Mandates on Premiums and Employee Contributions” (with Nathan Blascak), Applied Economics Letters, 2016
“Do Health Insurance Benefit Mandates Discourage Employment” (with Douglas Webber), Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2016
“The Political Roots of Health Insurance Benefit Mandates” (with Douglas Webber) Journal of Economic Studies 2017
“Certificate of Need Laws and Health Care Prices” (with Tom Hamami and Daniel McCorry) Journal of Health Care Finance 2017
“Affordable Care Act Waivers and Firm Valuation” (with John Wingender and Coleman Drake) Applied Economics Letters 2018
“Does “Excess Supply” Drive Excessive Health Spending? The Case of Certificate-of-Need Laws” Journal of Private Enterprise 2018
“Regressive Effects of Regulation on Wages” (with Diana Thomas and Joe Anderson) Public Choice 2019
“The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on Entrepreneurship” (with Dhaval Dave) Eastern Economic Journal 2019
“Regulatory Review Time and Pharmaceutical R&D” (with Anna Chorniy, Abdulkadir Civan, and Michael Maloney)
Health Economics (MBA)
Introduction to the Culture of Collegiate Life
Economics Senior Capstone
Applied Economic Research
Health Economic Policy
History of Economic Theory
AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS
Humane Studies Fellow, 2011-2014
Venture Capitalist’s Choice, Philly Code Fest, 2013
Temple University College of Liberal Arts Travel and Research Award, 2011
University of Tulsa Outstanding Senior in Economics, 2009
National Merit Scholarship, University of Tulsa, 2005-2009
How Obamacare could unlock job opportunities, Shaila Dewan, New York Times Magazine February 2014.
Hidden Costs of Health Benefit Mandates, James Bailey and Douglas Webber, RealClearPolicy June 2015
Red Tape Kills Jobs, James Bailey and Diana Thomas, US News and World Report September 2015
The True Cost of Smoking by State, Richie Bernardo, WalletHub January 2016.
How a Medicare Fix Backfires, James Bailey, US News and World Report August 2016.
RI’s Economy is Tied for 3nd Worst in Growth, Says U.S. Commerce and Experts Issue Warnings, GoLocalProv, November 2018.
Who gets health insurance from their employer?, James Bailey, Medium August 2019
Which Doctors Get Paid the Most?, James Bailey, American Institute for Economic Research August 2019
A Triad Doctor’s Fight To Keep Prices Affordable, David Ford, WFDD February 2020
Radio: John Batchelor Show, Illinois Watchdog Radio, WJPF (August 2016); WFDD (Feb 2020)
2020: American Economic Association, Oklahoma State ISFE, Truman State University, Southern Economic Association (scheduled)
2019: American Economic Association, Public Choice, Southern Economic Association
2018: American Economic Association, Eastern Economic Association, Truman State University, American Society of Health Economists, Southern Economic Association
2017: American Economic Association, Florida House of Representatives (Health Innovation Subcommittee), Providence College, University of the Sciences, Public Choice Society, Rice University, International Health Economics Association, University of Louisville, Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Scholars, Southern Economic Association
2016: Bentley University, Public Choice Society, Association for Private Enterprise Education, American Society of Health Economists, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Southern Economic Association
2015: West Virginia University, Eastern Economic Association, University of New Orleans, Public Choice Society, Association for Private Enterprise Education, Kauffman Midwest Research Workshop, Methodist University, Southern Economic Association
2014: American Economic Association, Southern Political Science Association, Public Choice Society, Society of Labor Economists, American Society of Health Economics, Southern Economic Association
2013: Eastern Economic Association, Association for Private Enterprise Education, Western Economic Association, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University, University of Tulsa, International Atlantic Economic Society, Louisiana State University, Southern Economic Association
2012: Southern Economic Association
2011: Northeast Business and Economic Association
2009: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Economics Scholars Program (FRB Dallas)
Institute for Humane Studies Adjunct Program Officer 2015-2019
Public Choice Outreach Seminar, 2013
Duke Center for the History of Political Economy Summer Institute 2011, 2012
Applied Economics (12), Contemporary Economic Policy (5), Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (3), Journal of Health Economics (2), Journal of Public Economics (2), , Health Services Research (2), Eastern Economic Journal (2), Social Science and Medicine, Economics Scholars Program, Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, Health Economics, American Journal of Health Economics, International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Inquiry, Health Affairs, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Journal of Human Resources, Business Forum, Feminist Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Forum for Health Economics and Policy, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics, , Oxford University Press, Public Finance Review, International Review of Finance, African Development Review, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Economics and Human Biology
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