Amanda Ross

Amanda Ross, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D., Syracuse University
  • M.A., Syracuse University
  • B.A., Binghamton University

Office#: 413
T: 304.293.7869

Recent Publications:

  • “Tax Avoidance and Business Location in a State Border Model” (with Shawn M. Rohlin and Stuart S. Rosenthal). Journal of Urban Economics, 83, September 2014: pp. 34-49.
  • “Housing Vouchers and the Price of Rental Housing” (with Michael D. Eriksen). American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 7(3), August 2015, 154-176.
  • “Does Bankruptcy Law Affect Business Turnover? Evidence from New and Existing Businesses” (with Shawn M. Rohlin). Forthcoming at Economic Inquiry.
  • “Can State Tax Policies be used to Grow Small Businesses?” (with Erin Borchers and John Deskins). Forthcoming at Contemporary Economic Policy.
  • “Entrepreneurship and Corruption: Evidence from Brazilian Municipalities” (with Jamie Bologna). Forthcoming at Public Choice.

Area of Expertise:

Amanda Ross earned a master's degree and Ph.D. in economics from Syracuse University. She does research in urban economics, public finance, real estate economics and the economics of crime. She has published recently in the Journal of Urban Economics and presented a paper titled "Do State Taxes Affect Entrepreneurship? Estimates from a Border Model with Agglomeration Economies" to the American Economic Association and American Real Estate and Urban Economic Association.