Michelle Andrea Phillips
Ph.D., Economics, University of Florida, 2012
M.A., Economics, University of Florida, 2011
B.S., Economics, University of Central Florida, 2007
Inefficiency in Japanese water utility firms: A stochastic frontier approach. Journal of Regulatory Economics. October 2013, 44(2): 197-214.
State involvement in limiting textbook choice by school districts. Public Choice. July 2014, 160(1): 181-203.
Consolidation of municipality-owned water suppliers in Japan (with Mahelet Fikru). Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. June 2016, 16(3): 695-702.
The low cost of quality improvements in the electricity distribution sector of Brazil (Maria Luisa Corton, Aneliese Zimmermann and Michelle Phillips). Energy Policy. October 2016, 97: 485-493.
The Influence of the Regulatory Environment on Chinese Urban Water Utilities (with Fan Li), Water Resources Management. 2017, 31(1):205–218.
Data Availability as a Key Tool for Regulating Government-Owned Water Utilities (with Sanford V. Berg), Utilities Policy. Forthcoming.
The Wage Impacts of Teachers Unions: A Meta-Analysis (with Jessica Merkle), Contemporary Economic Policy. Forthcoming.
Areas of Interest/Research
IO, Public Economics
Phone: (352) 392-5017
Office: 334 MAT
Mailing address: PO Box 117140, Gainesville, FL 32611
Office Hours (Spring 2017)
Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Environmental Economics, Public Choice, Economics of Energy Sustainability, Empirical Research, Economics of Sustainability