Perry Singleton

Associate Professor, Economics

Perry Singleton

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426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-3690
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Laura Walsh
(315) 443-9929

Curriculum Vitae
Perry Singleton CV

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research


Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2007


Public finance, health economics

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Summer 2021

Not Teaching


Perry Singleton is an Associate Professor of Economics and a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research. His work 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 has numerous published papers in journals including, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, and Journal of Law and Economics. Full Biography


Selected Papers

Research Interests

Public Economics

Health Economics

Research Grants and Awards

Principle Investigator. “The Effect of Social Security Retirement Benefits on Food-Related Hardship among Older Americans.” Funded by University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research. 2020-2022.