Michael Leeds is Professor of Economics at Temple University. His research has appeared in The Journal of Urban Economics, Economic Inquiry, Social Science Quarterly, and The Journal of Sports Economics. He is coauthor of The Economics of Sports, a prominent textbook in the field, and co-editor of the Handbook on the Economics of Women in Sports. His current research focuses on gender differences in the response to economic contests, the impact of Medicaid changes on women's health, and the economics of baseball in Japan. From 2007 to 2009, he was an Assistant Dean at Temple University Japan.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Sports Economics, Labor Economics, Applied Microeconomics
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