Meghan Skira

Assistant Professor

Office
B416 Amos Hall
620 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-542-2120
Email Address
Websites
Personal Personal Website
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Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Economics
Boston College
2012
MA
  • Economics
Boston College
2009
BS
  • Economics
University of Rhode Island
2007

Research Interests

  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Aging
  • Health Economics

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Outstanding Teacher Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
2016
J. Hatten Howard Teaching Award
UGA Honors Program
2015
Swift Award for Outstanding Teaching in Undergraduate Economics
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Department of Economics
2015
Lilly Teaching Fellow
UGA Center for Teaching and Learning
2014

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Courtney H. Van Houtven, Norma B. Coe, Meghan M. Skira. 2013. The Effect of Informal Care on Work and Wages. Journal Of Health Economics, 32(1):240-252.
  • Meghan M. Skira. 2015. Dynamic Wage and Employment Effects of Elder Parent Care. International Economic Review, 56(1):63-93.
  • Norma B. Coe, Meghan M. Skira, Courtney H. Van Houtven. 2015. “Long-Term Care Insurance: Does Experience Matter?. Journal Of Health Economics, 40:122-132.
  • Rachel Werner, Meghan M. Skira, R. Tamara Konetzka. 2016. An Evaluation of Performance Thresholds in Nursing Home Pay-for-Performance. Health Services Research, 51(6):2282-2304.
  • R. Tamara Konetzka, Meghan M. Skira, Rachel Werner. Forthcoming. Incentive Design and Quality Improvements: Evidence from State Medicaid Nursing Home Pay-for-Performance Programs. American Journal Of Health Economics.
  • Aline Butikofer, Meghan M. Skira. Forthcoming. Missing Work is a Pain: The Effect of Cox-2 Inhibitors on Sickness Absence and Disability Pension Receipt. The Journal Of Human Resources.
  • Andrew Beauchamp, Geoffrey Sanzenbacher, Shannon Seitz, Meghan M. Skira. Forthcoming. Single Moms and Deadbeat Dads: The Role of Earnings, Marriage Market Conditions, and Preference Heterogeneity. International Economic Review.