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Perry Singleton

Associate Professor, Economics

Perry_Singleton

Contact Information
psinglet@syr.edu

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-3690
Office Hours:
Wednesday 2:00-3:30

Staff Support:
Laura Walsh
315-443-3114
lcwalsh@maxwell.syr.edu
Curriculum Vitae
Perry Singleton CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Degree

Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2007

Specialties

Public finance, health economics

Personal Website

http://www.perry-singleton.com/

Courses

Fall 2016

ECN 732.001 Taxation (Tuesday/Thursday 11:00-12:20, Eggers Hall 113)

ECN 495.001 Distinction Thesis Seminar in Economics I (Tuesday/Thursday 12:30-1:50, Eggers Hall 030)

 

Biography

Perry Singleton, Associate Professor of Economics, specializes in public, labor, and health economics. His research focuses on the effects of health on labor market outcomes, the economics of the family in relation to health, and the role of social insurance programs in the economy, including Social Security's old-age and disability insurance and the Department of Veterans Affair's Disability Compensation program.  He is also interested in occupational safety and health in relation to labor market outcomes, firm productivity, technological development, and regulatory oversight.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

Publications

Perry Singleton. Forthcoming.  “Insult to Injury: Disability, Earnings, and Divorce.” Journal of Human Resources.

Perry Singleton. 2012.  “Earnings of Rejected Applicants to the Social Security Disability Insurance Program.” Economics Letters 116(2): 147-150.

Perry Singleton. 2011. “The Effect of Taxes on Taxable Earnings: Evidence from the 2001 and Related US Federal Tax Acts.” National Tax Journal 64(2, part 1): 323-352.

Mark Duggan, Perry Singleton, and Robert Rosenheck. 2010. “Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA’s Disability  Compensation Program.” Journal of Law and Economics 53(2): 379-398.

Perry Singleton. 2009.  “The Effect of Disability Insurance on Health Investment: Evidence from the Veterans Benefits Administration’s Disability Compensation Program.”  Journal of  Human Resources 44(4): 998-1022.

 Perry Singleton, Mark Duggan and Jae Song. 2007. "Aching to Retire? The Rise in the Normal Retirement Age and its Impact on the Disability Rolls." Journal of Public Economics Volume 91.

Research Interests

Public Economics, Health Economics

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