Associate Professor of Economics

J. Reese Phifer Faculty Fellow in Economics and Finance

Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies

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Dr. Amanda Ross is an applied microeconomist with focus in the areas of urban economics, public economics, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Ross’ research examines the impact of public policies, such as state tax policy, bankruptcy law, and the housing voucher program, on the development of cities. Her research has been published in various outlets including American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Economic Inquiry, Contemporary Economic Policy, and Real Estate Economics. Dr. Ross is the managing editor of the Review of Regional Studies, the journal of the Southern Regional Science Association. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Syracuse University and her B.A. in Economics from Binghamton University. Prior to joining Culverhouse, Dr. Ross was an Assistant Professor at West Virginia University.