Martha Starr

Martha Starr

Associate Professor
Department of Economics

  • Professor Starr's research interests are consumption, saving, wealth, healthcare spending, healthcare antitrust, pharmaceuticals, markets for healthcare services, monetary policy, macroeconomics, and social economics.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Economics, Boston University
    BA, with the First Class Honours, Mc Gill University

  • CAS - Economics
  • Kreeger - 118

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  • Spring 2015

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Area of Expertise: Macroeconomics; consumer spending, saving, and borrowing; household wealth; wealth inequality; Federal Reserve; monetary policy; banking markets; bank runs; social economics; socially responsible investing; ethical consumption; economics of war and peace; emerging market and transition economies

Additional Information: Martha A. Starr
has worked for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, the World Bank, and the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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