Achieving Academic Excellence
Maoyong Fan focuses his research on the impact of water and air pollution on health. Read more.
Maoyong received his Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley in 2009
and joined Ball State in the same year. His research interests include
environmental economics, health economics and policy, labor economics and
development economics. His research projects have crossed narrowly defined
fields and disciplines. The research projects he has done covers (1) the health
effects of environmental pollution; (2) health insurance designs and outcomes;
(3) labor migration; (4) public health policies and demographics; and (5) the
causes of obesity. Other facets of his research fall into development,
industrial organization, and applied econometrics.
Maoyong’s research has been published in prestigious academic journals,
including American Economic Review, Proceedings
of the National Academy of Sciences, the British Medical Journal, Journal of
Health Economics, American Journal of Health Economics; International Journal
of Industrial Organization; and Journal
of Environmental Economics and Management. Maoyong received many awards and
recognition for his research, including: University Research Award, MCOB
Research Award, and MCOB Extradentary Year Award.
Maoyong teaches principles of microeconomics, foundations of economics,
labor economics, health economics, and health policies.