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Andrew Friedson, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Vita: Prof. Friedson's Vita​​​​ ​
E-mail: Andrew Friedson
Office Location: Lawrence Street Center 470F
Phone: 303-315-2038
Fax: 303-315-2048
Areas of Expertise:
Health Economics, Urban Economics, Economics of Public Policy 

Education & Degrees

PhD, Economics, Syracuse University, 2012

MA, Economics, Syracuse University, 2010

BA, Economics, Mathematics, University of Rochester, 2007


Andrew received his PhD in Economics from Syracuse University. His work focuses on the health care and housing markets. His recent work looks at the effects of legal changes such as tort reforms or health insurance mandates on physician reimbursement. Previously he was a research assistant for the Upstate Health Research Network, and before that a legislative analyst for the New York State Division of the Budget.

Selected Publications

“Ranking Up by Moving Out: The Effect of the Texas to 10% Plan on Property Values” with Kalena Cortes (2014) National Tax Journal, Vol 67, Issue 1, pages 51-76. (Won the Richard Musgrave Prize for the best article published in the National Tax Journal in 2014.)

“Winning Pays: High School Football Championships and Property Values” with Alexander Bogin, (2013). Journal of Housing Economics, Vol 22, Issue 1, pages 54-61.​

"Losers and Losers: Some Demographics of Medical Malpractice Tort Reforms" with Thomas J. Kniesner, (2012). Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Vol 45, Issue 2, pages 115-133.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate level: 

Intermediate Microeconomics

Health Economics

​Graduate level:

Health Economics