Dr. Courtemanche is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He is a health economist and applied microeconomist whose research interests include the economic causes of obesity, public policies to expand insurance coverage, ambulatory surgery centers, big box retailers, and housing market interventions during the Great Depression. His research has been published in journals including the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Economic History, Economic Inquiry, Health Economics, and Public Choice. Dr. Courtemanche has previously been a faculty member at the University of Louisville and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is also a faculty research fellow in the Health Economics Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research.