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Timothy Russell Hodge

Title: Associate Professor of Economics
Office: 445 Elliott Hall
Phone: (248) 370-3524
Email: trhodge@oakland.edu

Education:
Michigan State University, Ph.D. Economics

Biography:
Timothy R. Hodge received his Ph.D. in Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics from Michigan State University in 2013. Prior to joining Oakland University, Dr. Hodge taught courses at Alma College, was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Allegheny College, and worked in the Dealer Analytics and Marketing Analytics groups at Ford Motor Credit Company as an econometrician. His current research interests include how tax delinquency spreads, the equity and ease of implementing land value based property taxes, real estate capitalization from nearby disamenities, as well as other topics in urban/regional economics. He has been the reviewer for a number of economic/public policy journals and has published in professional journals, including: Land Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, National Tax Journal, Real Estate Economics, Journal of Urban Affairs, Public Finance Review, Public Finance and Management, and the Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy.

Teaching interests: 
Urban and Regional Economics, Real Estate Economics, Public Finance, Microeconomics, Econometrics

Research interests: 
Urban and Regional Economics, Real Estate Economics, Public Finance, Public Economics

Awards:

  • Paul F. Lorenz Award for Teaching Excellence, Oakland University School of Business Administration, August 2022
  • Paul F. Lorenz Award for Teaching Excellence, Oakland University School of Business Administration, August 2018
  • Founder's Day Faculty Recognition Award, Oakland University, April 2018

Journals and Articles:
Hodge, T. , Orzach, R. , Silberman, J. (2023). Higher Education Decision on Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate. Applied Economics Letters. 30(7), 11

Hodge, T. R., Hazel, C. (2022). The Munchies: Marijuana Legalization and Food Sales in Washington. Southern Economic Journal. 89(1), 112-137

Hodge, T. (2021). Flooding and the Value of Agricultural Land. Land Economics. 97(1), 59-79

Hodge, T. (2021). Decreasing Delinquency through Assessment Reductions: Evidence from Detroit. Journal of Urban Affairs. 43(5), 685-701

Hodge, T. , Ballard, C. L., Skidmore, M. (2018). Changes in the Benefits of the Taxable Value Cap when Property Values are Decreasing: Evidence from Michigan. Public Finance and Management. 18(3/4), 313-335

Hodge, T. , McMillen, D. P., Skidmore, M. , Sands, G. (2017). Assessment Inequity in a Declining Housing Market: The Case of Detroit. Real Estate Economics, Journal Of Amer. Real Estate & Urban Econ.. 45(2), 237-258

Hodge, T. , Sands, G. , Skidmore, M. (2017). The Land Value Gradient in a (Nearly) Collapsed Urban Real Estate Market. Land Economics. 93(4), 549-566

Hodge, T. , Komarek, T. M.(2016). Capitalizing on Neighborhood Enterprise Zones: Are Detroit Residents Paying for the NEZ Homestead Exemption?. Regional Science and Urban Economics. 6118-25

Hodge, T. , Skidmore, M. , Sands, G. (2015). Assessment Growth Limits and Mobility: Evidence from Home Sale Data in Detroit, Michigan. National Tax Journal. 68(3), 573-600

Hodge, T. , Skidmore, M. , Sands, G. , McMillen, D. P.(2015). Tax Base Erosion and Inequity from Michigan's Assessment Growth Limit: The Case of Detroit. Public Finance Review. 43(5), 636-660

Alm, J. , Hodge, T. , Sands, G. , Skidmore, M. (2014). Detroit Property Tax Delinquency: Social Contract in Crisis. Public Finance and Management. 14(3), 280-305

Hodge, T. (2011). The Effect of Ethanol Plants on Residential Property Values: Evidence From Michigan. Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy. 41(2), 148-167

Skidmore, M. , Ballard, C. L., Hodge, T. (2010). Property Value Assessment Growth Limits and Redistribution of Property Tax Payments: Evidence from Michigan. National Tax Journal. 63(3), 509-537

Other Publications:
Plerhoples Stacy, C. Morales-Burnett, J. Noble, E. Hodge, T. Komarek, T. (2021). Inclusionary Zoning: How Different IZ Policies Affect Tenant, Landlord, and Developer Behaviors. (pp. 16). Urban Institute.

Plerhoples Stacy, C. Noble, E. Morales-Burnett, J. Hodge, T. Komarek, T. (2021). Rent Control: Key Policy Components and Their Equity Implications. (pp. 19). Urban Institute.

Atuahene, B. Hodge, T. (2018). Stategraft. (pp. 263-302). Southern California Law Review.

School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)

School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)