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, 2015
“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)
“Regressive Effects of Regulation on Wages” (with Diana Thomas and Joe Anderson, forthcoming at Public Choice)
“The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on Entrepreneurship” (with Dhaval Dave, forthcoming at Eastern Economic Journal)
“Does “Excess Supply” Drive Excessive Health Spending? The Case of Certificate-of-Need Laws” (Journal of Private Enterprise, 2018)
Health Economics (MBA)
Introduction to the Culture of Collegiate Life
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.
Radio: John Batchelor Show, Illinois Watchdog Radio, WJPF (August 2016)
2019: American Economic Association, Public Choice
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-Present
Public Choice Outreach Seminar, 2013
Duke Center for the History of Political Economy Summer Institute 2011, 2012
Applied Economics, Economics Scholars Program, Contemporary Economic Policy, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Social Science and Medicine, Health Services Research, Risk Management and Healthcare Policy, Journal of Health Economics, Health Economics, American Journal of Health Economics, International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Inquiry, Health Affairs, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, Journal of Human Resources, Business Forum, Feminist Economics, Eastern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Journal, Forum for Health Economics and Policy, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of Business Venturing, Small Business Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Oxford University Press
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