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Chad D Cotti

Ph.D. Economics. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2006
Associate Professor
Depart. Chair, Oshkosh Corporation Endowed Professor of Economics, Economics
Office: Sage 2416
Office Phone: 920-424-3013
Expertise: Health Economics, Labor Economics,Public Policy

Dr. Cotti is an Associate Professor of Economics and the Oshkosh Corporation Endowed Professor at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. His research interests lie broadly within applied microeconomics, with specific interests within the fields of health economics and public policy. His work has appeared in several leading journals in economics, including the Review of Economics & Statistics, Social Science & Medicine, the Journal of Public Economics, and the Journal of Health Economics. His research has also been covered by many prominent media sources, such as The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The Boston Globe, USA Today, The New York Times Magazine, and The Washington Post. He holds a B.S. in Quantitative Economics from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, a M.P.A. from the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Selected Publications and Accomplishments

Journal Articles

  • Cotti, C. (Forthcoming). Eat (and Drink) Better Tonight: Food Stamp Benefit Timing and Drunk Driving Fatalities. American Journal of Health Economics.
  • Cotti, C., Dunn, R., & Tefft, N. (2015). The Great Recession and Consumer Demand for Alcohol: A Dynamic Panel-Data Analysis of U.S. Households. American Journal of Health Economics.
  • Cotti, C., Dunn, R., & Tefft, N. (2015). The Dow is Killing Me: Risky Health Behaviors and the Stock Market. Health Economics.
  • Adams, S., Cotti, C., & Tefft, N. (2015). Seatbelt Use Among Drunk Drivers in Different Legislative Settings. Economic Inquiry.
  • Cotti, C., Dunn, R., & Tefft, N. (2014). Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crash Fatality Risk and the Location of Alcohol Purchase. Social Science & Medicine .
  • Adams, S., Blackburn, M., & Cotti, C. (2012). Minimum Wages and Alcohol-Related Traffic Fatalities among Teens. The Review of Economics and Statistics.
  • Cotti, C., & Walker, D. (2010). The Impact of Casinos on Fatal Alcohol-Related Traffic Accidents in the United States. Journal of Health Economics .
  • Adams, S., & Cotti, C. (2008). Drunk driving after the passage of smoking bans in bars. Journal of Public Economics.

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