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    Mircea I. Marcu

          University of Florida
            Department of Economics

            Tel: (352) 641-0147
            Cell: (352) 328-7621
            E-mail: MirceaMarcu@gmail.com

           Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Florida, 2008
    • Thesis: "Essays in the Economics of Networks"
    • Committee Chair: Prof. David E. M. Sappington
  • M.A. Economics, Central European University, 2001
  • M.A. Quantitative Economics, Babes-Bolyai University, 1999
  • B.A. Economics, Babes-Bolyai University, 1998

Fields of Specialization

  • Econometrics
  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Microeconomics

Working Papers

  • Knapp, C., Madden, V., Wang, H., Marcu, I. M., Sloyer, P., and Shenkman, E. “Effects of an Integrated Care System on Children with Special Health Care Needs’ Medicaid Expenditures and Utilization.” (Job Market Paper - Empirical View)
  • Marcu, I. M. “Quality Provision in Two-Sided Markets: the Case of Managed Care.” (Job Market Paper - Theoretical View)
  • Hauge, J., Jamison, M., and Marcu, I. M. “Wireless Broadband and the Possibility of Limited Differential Effects on Innovation and Societal Goals.” (View)
  • Marcu, I. M. “The Diffusion of Mobile Communications in Countries in Transition.” (View)
  • Lee, S. and Marcu, I. M. “An Empirical Analysis of Fixed and Mobile Broadband Diffusion,” revise and resubmit at Information Economics and Policy.
  • Knapp, C., Madden, V., Wang, H., Marcu, I. M., Sloyer, P., and Shenkman, E. “Effects of an Integrated Care System on Quality of Care and Satisfaction for Children with Special Health Care Needs.”
  • Knapp, C., Madden, V., Marcu, I. M., Curtis, C., Sloyer, P., and Shenkman, E. “Spirituality of Parents Whose Children are Enrolled in a Pediatric Palliative Care Program,” submitted to Pediatric Blood and Cancer, March 2010.
  • Knapp, C., Madden, V., Marcu, I. M., Wang, H., Curtis, C., Sloyer, P., and Shenkman, E. “Are There Opportunities for Health Information Technology in Pediatric Palliative Care? Parents’ Information Seeking Behaviors,” submitted to Journal of Pediatrics, January 2010.
  • Knapp, C., Marcu, I. M., Ranka, M., and Woodworth, L. “Educational Outcomes of Adopted Children in the US.”

Publications

  • Knapp, C., Madden, V., Marcu, I. M., Sloyer, P., and Shenkman, E. 2010. “Parents’ Experiences in Choosing a Health Plan for their Children with Special Health Care Needs,” in press, online first, Maternal and Child Health Journal, DOI 10.1007/s10995-010-0581-z.
  • Hauge, J., Jamison, M. and Marcu, I. M. 2009. “Consumer Usage of Broadband Internet Services: an Analysis of the Case of Portugal,” book chapter in Dwivedi, Y. “Adoption, Usage, and Global Impact of Broadband Technologies: Diffusion, Practice and Policy,” in press.
  • Knapp, C., Madden, V., and Marcu, I. M. 2009. “Factors that Affect Parent Perceptions of Provider-Family Partnership for Children with Special Health Care Needs,” in press, online first, Maternal and Child Health Journal, DOI 10.1007/s10995-009-0503-0.
  • Knapp, C., Shenkman, E., Marcu, I. M., Madden, V. and Terza, J. 2008. “Pediatric Palliative Care: Describing Hospice Users and Identifying Factors that Affect Hospice Expenditures,” Journal of Palliative Medicine, 12(3): 223-29.
  • Adams, J. D., Marcu, I. M. and Wang, A. J. 2008. “Public Technology Infrastructure, R&D Sourcing, and Research Joint Ventures,” Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 17:7, 633-650.

Courses Taught

  • Managerial Economics - University of Florida - Summer 2007, Summer 2005, Summer 2004
  • Economics of Transition & European Union Accession - University of Florida - Spring 2006, Fall 2005
  • Introductory Mathematics for Economics Ph.D. Students - University of Florida - Summer 2003

Other Information

  • Citizenship: US and Romanian citizen