Steven R. Miller
Fixed-term assistant professor Dr. Steven R. Miller specializes in applied economic methods for forecasting and impact analysis. Dr. Miller is also the Director of the Center for Economic Analysis.
As a graduate, Steven maintained and programmed the Oklahoma State University Econometric Forecasting model and served as investigator on several Oklahoma Department of Human Resources studies of TANF funding, and child support studies for impact and needs assessments.
He has produced numerous impact assessments of Wichita, Kansas area businesses seeking state and local sponsored incentives, produced papers on aviation demand across competing regional airports, and papers on alternative estimation methods of systems modeling. He is currently working on: Development of Profitable Michigan-Based Meat and Livestock Value Chains.
Research and Outreach Interests
- Building models for and producing national, state and local economic forecasts
- Impact assessment of industry and policy
- State and local incentives for economic development
- Spatial estimation models
- Bayesian vector autoregression models for forecasting
- Impact assessment of recreation destination
Center for Economic Analysis draws on expertise of the faculty that makes up the Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, and the center's objectives include linking research questions to appropriate faculty. The center works with department faculty to push through stakeholder requests for economic analysis & has been successful in pushing projects along a wide swath of topics including public policy, health care, agriculture policy, environmental policy and economic development.
Steven's personal area of interest is in projects and programs around economic growth and development, including community- and regional-based entrepreneurship programs.
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Biden Stimulus Plan to Aid Michigan Local Finances and Economies
Published on March 11, 2021
Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Michigan Agricultural Production Sectors
Published on October 1, 2020
Trey Malone: Travels of the Pilsner in the Michigan Economy
Published on March 28, 2019
Economic Forecast Provides Critical Information for Michigan Stakeholders
Published on December 21, 2018
Analysis of Healthy Food Incentive Programs' Impact on Farmers Market Vendors in Michigan
Published on December 4, 2017
Opportunities and Barriers to Growing Michigan's Local Food System: The Case of Meat Processing
Published on August 8, 2017
Economics of Healthy Food Incentives at Michigan Farmers Markets: Study Highlights
Published on August 8, 2017
Regulatory Routes to Purchasing Michigan Meat
Published on July 13, 2017