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Christopher C. Douglas, Ph.D.

University of Michigan-Flint

Christopher Douglas is currently an associate professor in the department of economics at the University of Michigan-Flint, where he has been on faculty since 2007. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering and his B.S. in economics from Michigan Technological University in 2001, and his Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University in 2007. Dr. Douglas teaches Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, International Economics, Public Finance, and Sports Economics. He also teaches a course in quantitative methods and econometrics in the Masters of Public Administration program. Dr. Douglas's research interests include applied macroeconomics, energy economics, public finance, and sports economics, and has published studies in these areas in several academic journals.

From Christopher C. Douglas, Ph.D.

Detroit’s Economic Fortunes Won’t Get a Kick Out of Subsidizing a New Soccer Stadium

Sports Stadium Deals Consistently Strike Out

Cities fail to negotiate deals that protect taxpayers … more

Bowl-ing for Dollars

Corporate Welfare for Hockey Pucks or Burgers?

If the Red Wings get it, why not McDonald's? … more

Farm Bill Full of Corporate Welfare

Farm Bill Full of Corporate Welfare

Big spending on small part of economy. … more

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Unionization