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