Publications    (View all Skidmore’s publications on Google Scholar sorted by year)

Selected Publications (Since 2010)

Parker, J., Cuthbertson, C., Loveridge, S., Skidmore, M., & Dyar, W. (2016).  Forecasting State-level Suicide, Drug-induced Death, and Alcohol-induced Death Outcomes Using Google Trends, forthcoming in Journal of Affective Disorders.

Reese, L., Skidmore, M. & Dyar, W. (2016).  No Dog Left Behind:  A Hedonic Pricing Model for Animal Shelters,  Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science.

Skidmore, M. L., Staatz, J. M., Dembele, N. N., & Ouédraogo, A. (2016). Migration, land allocation mechanisms and conflict in Mali. Area Development and Policy.

Sands, G., & Skidmore, M. L. (2015). Detroit and the property tax: Strategies to improve equity and enhance revenue. (Policy Focus Report). Cambridge, MA: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Kang, S., Reese, L. A., & Skidmore, M. L. (2015). How effective are property tax abatements? The case of Michigan. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

Toya, H., & Skidmore, M. L. (2015). Information/communication technology and natural disaster vulnerability. Economics Letters.

Hodge, T., McMillen, D., Sands, G., & Skidmore, M. L. (2015). Assessment inequity in a declining housing market: The case of Detroit. Real Estate Economics.

Timothy, H., Sands, G., & Skidmore, M. L. (2015). Assessment growth limits and mobility: Evidence from home sale data in Detroit, Michigan. National Tax Journal, 68(3), 573-600.

Hodge, T., Skidmore, M. L., Sands, G., & McMillen, D. (2015). Tax base erosion and inequity from Michigan’s assessment growth limit: The case of Detroit. Public Finance Review, 43(5).

Skidmore, M. L., Kang, S., & Reese, L. A. (2015). The effects of changes in property tax rates and school spending on residential and business property value growth. Real Estate Economics.

Kang, S., Skidmore, M. L., & Reese, L. A. (2015). The effects of changes in property tax rates and school spending on residential and business property value growth. Real Estate Economics, 43(2), 300-333.

Skidmore, M. L., Anderson, G. R., & Eiswerth, M. (2014). The child adoption marketplace: Parental preferences and adoption outcomes. Public Finance Review.

Sands, G., & Skidmore, M. L. (2014). Making ends meet: Options for property tax reform in Detroit. Journal of Urban Affairs, 36(4), 682-700. doi:10.1111/juaf.12069 ISSN: 07352166

Skidmore, M. L. (2014). Will a greenbelt help to shrink Detroit's wasteland. Land Lines, 8-17. Available from:

Skidmore, M. L., & Toya, H. (2014). Do natural disasters enhance societal trust? Economics and Politics.

Reese, L. A., Sands, G., & Skidmore, M. L. (2014). Memo from Motown: Is austerity here to stay? Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 7(1), 99-118. doi:10.1093/cjres/rst037 ISSN: 17521378

James, A., Hodge, T., Sands, G., & Skidmore, M. L. (2014). Detroit property tax delinquency-social contract in crisis. Public Finance and Management, 13(3), 280-305.

Peltier, J. W., Skidmore, M. L., & Milne, G. R. (2013). Assessing the impact of gasoline sales-below-cost laws on retail price and market structure: Implications for consumer welfare. Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, 32(2), 239-254. doi:10.1509/0743-9156-32.2.239 ISSN: 07439156

Skidmore, M. L., Cotti, C., & Alm, J. (2013). The political economy of state government subsidy adoption: The case of ethanol. Economics and Politics, 25(2), 162-180. doi:10.1111/ecpo.12008 ISSN: 09541985

Skidmore, M. L., & Toya, H. (2013). Natural disaster impacts and fiscal decentralization. Land Economics, 89(1), 101-117. ISSN: 00237639

Skidmore, M. L., Reese, L. A., & Kang, S. H. (2012). Regional analysis of property taxation, education finance reform, and property value growth. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 42(1-2), 351-363. doi:10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2011.10.008 ISSN: 01660462

Reed, W. R., Rogers, C. L., & Skidmore, M. L. (2011). On estimating marginal tax rates for U.S. States. National Tax Journal, 64(1), 59-84. ISSN: 00280283

Skidmore, M. L., & Tosun, M. S. (2011). Property value assessment growth limits, tax base erosion, and regional in-migration. Public Finance Review, 39(2), 256-287. doi:10.1177/1091142110381636 ISSN: 10911421

Merriman, D. F., Skidmore, M. L., & Kashian, R. D. (2011). Do tax increment finance districts stimulate growth in real estate values? Real Estate Economics, 39(2), 221-250. doi:10.1111/j.1540-6229.2010.00294.x ISSN: 10808620

Skidmore, M. L., & Scorsone, E. A. (2011). Causes and consequences of fiscal stress in Michigan cities. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 41(4), 360-371. doi:10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2011.02.007 ISSN: 01660462

Skidmore, M. L., & Kashian, R. (2010). On the relationship between tax increment finance and property taxation. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 40(6), 407-414. doi:10.1016/j.regsciurbeco.2010.05.002 ISSN: 01660462

Cotti, C., & Skidmore, M. L. (2010). The impact of state government subsidies and tax credits in an emerging industry: Ethanol production 1980-2007. Southern Economic Journal, 76(4), 1076-1093. ISSN: 00384038

Skidmore, M. L., Ballard, C. L., & Hodge, T. R. (2010). Property value assessment growth limits and redistribution of property tax payments: Evidence from Michigan. National Tax Journal, 63(3), 509-538. ISSN: 00280283

Toya, H., Skidmore, M. L., & Robertson, R. (2010). A reevaluation of the effect of human capital accumulation on economic growth using natural disasters as an instrument. Eastern Economic Journal, 36(1), 120-137. doi:10.1057/eej.2008.54 ISSN: 00945056

Welsch, D. M., Statz, B., & Skidmore, M. L. (2010). An examination of inter-district public school transfers in Wisconsin. Economics of Education Review, 29(1), 126-137. doi:10.1016/j.econedurev.2009.07.008 ISSN: 02727757