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Jim Marton

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Ph.D., Washington University
M.A., Washington University
B.A., St. Louis University


Jim Marton is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Georgia State University. He is a faculty affiliate of the Georgia Health Policy Center, the Partnership for Urban Health Research, and the W.J. Usery Workplace Research Group.

Marton is a health economist who does research on the financing of public health insurance programs such as Medicaid and the state Children’s Health Insurance Program. Marton’s research combines theoretical and empirical methods and examines the financing of public and private health insurance programs.

His work has been published in such journals as the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, the Journal of Urban Economics, Health Economics, the National Tax Journal, Economic Theory, Inquiry, and Health Services Research.