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James Marton

Associate Professor    ,

Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis


Health Economics, Public Economics, Applied Microeconomics


Dr. Marton is a health economist whose research, which combines theoretical and empirical methods, examines the financing of public and private health insurance programs. His work has been published in such journals as the Journal of Health Economics, the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Journal of Urban Economics, Health Economics, the National Tax Journal, Economic Theory, Economic Inquiry, the Southern Economic Journal, Inquiry, and Health Services Research. Dr. Marton is a faculty affiliate of the Georgia Health Policy Center, the Partnership for Urban Health Research, and the W.J. Usery Workplace Research Group.

Prior to joining the economics faculty at the Andrew Young School and becoming a faculty affiliate of the Georgia Health Policy Center, Dr. Marton was a faculty member in the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky and a Post-Doctoral Research Associate in the Taubman Center for Public Policy at Brown University.