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Dr. Muller earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State
University in 2000. She has worked as a senior pension economist for
the Social Security Administration in Washington D.C. and taught
economics at Calvin and Hope College. Her teaching interests include
Health Economics & Public Economics.
- PH.D., Economics, Public Economics, Econometrics and Industrial
Organization, Michigan State University. (2000).
- BA, Economics, Calvin College. (1992).
- Health Economics
- Public Policy & Taxation
- "Racial Differentials in the Long-term Wealth Effects of the
Financial Crisis of 2007-2009 and the Great Recession", with
Ryan Compton and Dan Giedeman. 2018. Journal of Economics, Race
- “Cross-Continuum Tool Is Associated with Reduced Utilization and
Cost for Frequent High-Need Users", with Lauran Hardin and
Kevin Callison. 2017. Western Journal of Emergency
Medicine. 18(2): 189-200.
- "Employer Reactions to the Affordable Care Act", with
Paul Isely and Adelin Levin. 2015. Benefits Quarterly, 31(1):51-63.
- "The Persistence of Employee 401(k) Contributions Over a
Major Stock Market Cycle: Evidence on the Limited Power of Inertia
on Savings Behavior.", with John A. Turner. 2013. Benefits
Quarterly, 29(3): 51-65.
Health Check, Author & Presenter (2015-2019)
- Economics Department Mentorship Program Coordinator (2018-present)
- Undergraduate Research Council (2018-present)
- Journal Referee: Journal of Pensions & Finance, Journal of
Economics, Race & Policy, Eastern Economic Journal
- Grand Rapids Economics Club, High School Essay Judge (2013-2016)