Michael Spanbauer

Research Associate

NSPARC at Mississippi State University

My current research involves:

  • Public policy's effect on homicide trends across race-groups.
  • External effects of military and industrial activity on economic strength.
  • Valuation of natural resources, including National Parks.

My teaching interests include:

  • Microeconomics (introduction and intermediate)
  • Macroeconomics (introduction and intermediate).
  • Public policy and urban economics.
  • Environmental economics.

Grants and funding:

  • $76,900 in grant funding to organize public events which increased media attention for my department, including seminars by Austan Goolsbee and Ron Insana
  • $3,000 in personal grant and scholarship funding.
  • $88,251 in fellowship funding, plus TA assistantships and tuition benefits.