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John Goddeeris

Professor, College of Social Science


Economic issues in health care, including health insurance and government programs

Current Research

Infant mortality gap, racial disparities in live births

Selected Publications

  • "The Changing Character of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap, 1983-2004”, American Journal of Public Health 2014, 104(S1):S105-S111 (with Todd E. Elder, Steven J. Haider AND Nigel Paneth).

  • "A Deadly Disparity: A Unified Assessment of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap,” The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis &Policy 2011, 11(1) (Contributions): Article 33, (with Todd E. Elder and Steven J. Haider).

  • "Economic Outcomes in Young Adulthood of Extremely Low Birth Weight Survivors,” Pediatrics 2010: 126(5):e1102-8, (lead author, with Saroj Saigal, Michael Boyle, Nigel Paneth, David Streiner and Barbara Stoskopf).

Government Focus

National, State

Public Service

Reviewer, Maternal Child Health Bureau Research Program, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
December 2010
Instructor, “Training the Trainers” Program on Public Finance, sponsored by Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, Beijing, China, July 7-11, 2008 and Changsha, China
July 30-August 3, 2007
Member, Health Care Options Task Force, Michigan State University