Robert W. Wassmer, Ph.D.

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Robert W. Wassmer, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair

Dr. Wassmer earned his doctorate in economics from Michigan State University, and master’s degree in economics from Binghamton University.  His teaching and research interest in economics are in applied microeconomics, urban economics, education production, statistical regression analysis, state and local public finance, and their application to public policy. He previously taught at Eastern Michigan University and Wayne State University.  While on sabbatical, he spent a year at California’s Senate Office of Research learning how the state’s public policy decisions are really made.