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Mark Skidmore

Director, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development; Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics; Professor, Department of Economics
Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder.

Address: 91 Agriculture Hall (Annex)
Tel: 517.353.9172
Fax: 517.432.1800
E-mail: mskidmor@msu.edu
North Central Regional Center for Rural Development

Curriculum Vitae

No current information.

  • State and local public finance, intergovernmental fiscal relations, urban/regional economics
  • Economics of natural disasters
  • Kang, S, Skidmore, M., & Reese, L. (2015). The effects of changes in property tax rates and school spending on residential and business property value growth. Real Estate Economics, 43(2), 300-333.
  • Skidmore, M. and H. Toya. 2013. "Natural Disaster Impacts and Fiscal Decentralization" (with Hideki Toya), Land Economics, Vol. 89: 101-117.
  • Skidmore, M. and E. Scorsone. 2011. "Causes and Consequences of Fiscal Stress in Michigan Cities" (with Eric Scorsone), Regional Science and Urban Economics, Vol. 41: 360-371.
  • Reese, L., Sands, G., & Skidmore, M. (2014). Memo from Motown: Is austerity here to stay? Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 7(1), 99-118. doi:10.1093/cjres/rst037 ISSN: 17521378
  • Toya, H., & Skidmore, M. (2014). Do natural disasters enhance societal trust? Kyklos, 67 (2), 227-254.

Michigan State University Department of Economics