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Javier Espinosa

Department Chair

Department of Economics
College of Liberal Arts

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Javier Espinosa

Department Chair

Department of Economics
College of Liberal Arts

Education

BS, Miami University; MA, Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park

Bio

Professor Espinosa is an applied microeconomist and has worked on topics in labor economics, public finance and health economics. He is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at RIT. He is a Faculty Affiliate for the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities—a research center that partners with various stakeholders to provide evidence-based poverty solutions, and is currently working with Rochester agencies on an adult mentoring project called Bridges to Success. He is also an Executive Board member of the Healthy Baby Network—a Rochester-based organization with a mission to improve newborn health by supporting vulnerable mothers and families

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Journal Paper
Espinosa, Javier and William N. Evans. "Heightened Mortality After the Death of a Spouse: Marriage Protection or Marriage Selection?" Journal of Health Economics 27. 5 (2008): 1326-1342. Print.
Espinosa, Javier, et al. "Project ¡í‰XITO!: Success Through Diversity and Universality for Outcomes Improvement Among Hispanic Home Care Patient." Nursing Outlook 57. 5 (2009): 266-273. Print.
Espinosa, Javier and William N. Evans. "Excise Taxes and the Flight to Quality: Evidence from Scanner Data." Public Finance Review 41. 2 (2013): 147-176. Print.
Espinosa, Javier and William N. Evans. "Maternal Bereavement: The Heightened Morality of Mothers after the Death of a Child." Economics and Human Biology 11. 3 (2013): 371-381. Print.
Book Chapter
Evans, William N. and Javier Espinosa. "Falling Consumption and Worker Displacement in the Cigarette Manufacturing Industry." After Tobacco: What Would Happen If Americans Stopped Smoking? Ed. Peter Bearman, Kathryn Neckerman, and Leslie Wright. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2011. 76-105. Print.

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