Biography

Richard Hofler is Professor of Economics at the University of Central Florida. His major research fields are econometrics and health economics. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Dr. Hofler has served as Chair of Economics and Interim Dean of the College of Business.

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Research and Publications

  • Dividend Policy and Institutional Ownership: Empirical Evidence using a Propensity Score Matching Estimator

    (with Julie Elston and Junsoo Lee), Journal of Accounting and Finance,
    forthcoming, accepted February 2012

  • A Method for Understanding Some Consequences of Bringing Patient-Generated Data into Health Care Delivery

    (with Duane Steward), Medical Decision Making, Vol. 30, No. 4, July/August
    2010, E1-E13.

  • Count Data Stochastic Frontier Models, with an application to the patents-R&D Relationship

    (with Eduardo Fe), Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 39, No. 3, June 2013, 271-284.