Hope Corman
Professor of Economics and Director of the Health Administration Program Email: corman@rider.edu
Phone Number: 609-895-5559
Department Name:
Department of Finance and Economics
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 372

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Professor of Economics and Director of the Health Administration Program
Email: 
corman@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
609-895-5559
Department Name: 
Department of Finance and Economics
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 372

Welcome to my Web page:

I'm a Professor of Economics in the Economics Department and am Director of the Health Administration Program here at Rider. In addition, I am a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Health Economics Program. My research in economics focuses on health, crime, and education.

My favorte extra-curricular activity is the Unified Special Olympics Bowling team which pairs Rider students with special athletes. To learn more about my research activities, use the vita link. If you would like a copy of any recent paper, Please email me. To learn more about my courses, Health Adminstration, or Special Olympics bowling please use links below.

Background Information

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, 1978, City University of New York, Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1970, University of Illinois, French

Refereed Articles

  • Averett, S., Corman, H., & Reichman, N. (2013).  Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Bahavior of Adolescent Girls.  Economic Inquiry, 51 (1), 605-619.
  • Noonan, K., Corman, H., Schwartz-Soicher, O., & Reichman, N. (2013).  Effects of Prenatal Care on Child Health at Age 5.  Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17 (2), 189-199.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., Reichman, N., & Das, D. (2013).  Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use of Adult Women.  Economic Inquiry, 51 (1), 653-674.
  • Laufey-Asgeirsdottir, T., Corman, H., & Noonan, K. (in press, 2013).  Was the Economic Crisis of 2008 Good for Icelanders? Impact on Health Behaviors.  Economics and Human Biology.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Schultz, J. (2012).  Effects of Financial Insecurity on Social Interactions.  Journal of Socioeconomics, 41 (5), 574-583.
  • Dave, D., Reichman, N., & Corman, H. (2012).  Effects of Welfare on Education Acquisition of Adult Women.  Journal of Labor Research, 33 (2), 251-282.
  • Dave, D., Reichman, N., Corman, H., & Das, D. (2011).  Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training.  Economics of Education Review, online.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., Schwartz-Soicher, O., & Reichman, N. (2011).  Life Shocks and Crime: A Test of the Turning Point Hypothesis.  Demography.
  • Noonan, K., Carroll, A., Reichman, N., & Corman, H. (2010).  Mental Illness as a Risk Factor for Uninsurance Among Mothers of Infants.  Maternal and Child Health Journal, 14 (1), 36-46.
  • Reichman, N., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Schwartz-Soicher, O. (2010).  Effects of Prenatal Care on Maternal Postpartum Behaviors.   Review of Economics of the Household, 8 (2), 171-197.
  • Schultz, J., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2009).  Effects of child health on parents' social capital.  Social Science and Medicine, 69 (1), 76-84.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., Carroll, A., & Reichman, N. (2009).  Low-Income Fathers' Access to Health Insurance.  Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 20 (1), 152-164.
  • Reichman, N. E., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Dave, D. (2009).  Infant Health Production Functions: What a Difference the Data Make.  Health Economics, 18 (7), 761-782.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Corman, H. (2013). Effect of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime with Dhaval Dave and Nancy Reichman.   Western Economic Association International, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Corman, H. (2013). Alcohol Consumption and Crime in New York City with Naci Mocan.   Western Economic Association International, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2011, July). Health Shocks and Homelessness  International Health Economics Association, Toronto, Canada.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., Reichman, N. E. , & Schultz, J. (2010, September). Financial Insecurity, Social Interactions, and the Potential Role of Mental Health.   Workshop on Social Capital and Health, Oslo, Norway.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. (2010). Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Illicit Drug Use. International Society for the Study of Drug Policy, Santa Monica, California. 
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. (2009). Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Substance Use. International Health Economics Association, Beijing, China. 
  • Dave, D., Reichman, N., & Corman, H. (2009). Effects of Welfare Reform on Educational Acquisition of Young Adult Women. International Atlantic Economic Society Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. 
  • Reichman, N., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Schwartz-Soicher, O. (2009). Effects of Prenatal Care on Postnatal Substance Use. International Health Economics Association, Beijing, China.

National

  • Corman, H. (2013). Mental Health Shocks and Housing Insecurity with Marah Curtis, Kelly Noonan and Nancy Reichman.   Population Association of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Corman, H. (2013). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Relationship Status w/ Kelly Noonan and Nancy Reichman.   Population Association of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Asgeirsdottir, T., Corman, H., Noonan, K., Olafsdottir, T., & Reichman, N. (2012). Are Recessions Good for Your Health Behaviors.   National Bureau of Economic Research Health Program Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Asgeirsdottir, T., Corman, H., Noonan, K., Olafsdottir, T., & Reichman, N. (2012). Are Recessions Good for Your Health Behaviors.   American Society of Health Economists, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2012). The Effects of Family Health Shocks on Childrens' Economic Hardship: The Case of Homelessness.   Population Association of America, San Francisco, California.
  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2011, May). Health Shocks and Homelessness.  National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2011, April). Health Shocks and Homelessness.  Population Association of America, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Noonan, K., Corman, H., Schwartz-Soicher, O., & Reichman, N. (2011, February). Effects of Prenatal Care on Child Health at Age 5.  American Society of Health Economists, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Reichman, N., Corman, H., Dave, D., & Das, D. (2011). Women and Drug Crime: The Role of Welfare Reform.   American Economics Association, Denver, Colorado.
  • Reichman, N., Corman, H., Dave, D., & Das, D. (2011). Women and Drug Crime: The Role of Welfare Reform.  Population Association of America, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Averett, S., Corman, H., & Reichman, N. (2010). Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Girls. American Society of Health Economists, Ithaca, New York.
  • Noonan, K., Corman, H., Schwartz-Soicher, O., & Reichman, N. (2010). Effects of Prenatal Care on Child Health at Age 5. American Society of Health Economists, Ithaca, New York.

Regional

  • Corman, H. (2013). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Relationship Status.   Eastern Economic Association, New York, New York.
  • Corman, H. (2012). Alcohol Consumption, Alcohol Regulation and Crime w/ Naci H. Mocan.   Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Reichman, N., Corman, H., & Dave, D. (2012). Women and Crime: The Role of Welfare Reform.   Eastern Economic Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Reichman, N. E., Corman, H., Dave, D., & Das, D. (2011, February). Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training.  Eastern Economic Association Conference, New York, New York.
  • Reichman, N. E., Corman, H., Dave, D., & Das, D. (2010, November). Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training.  Southwestern Economics Association, Atlanta, Georgia.

Presentation of Non-Refereed Papers
International

  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2011, March). Health Shocks and Homelessness.   University of Iceland Seminar Series, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2010, July). Effects of Child Health on Housing in the Urban U.S.   University of Canterbury, Melbourne, Australia.

National

  • Reichman, N. E., Corman, H., Dave, D., & Das, D. (2011, June). Effects of Welfare Reform on Vocational Education and Training.   Welfare Research and Evaluation Conference, Washington, District of Columbia.

Research Grants
Funded

  • 2010 [Year 1 of 2]: Corman, H. & Mocan, N., Effects of Alcohol Control Policies on Violent Crime: A Time-Series Analysis ($50,000.00), GOV-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA)
  • 2009 [Year 1 of 2]: Reichman, N., Corman, H., & Dave, D., Behavioral Effects of Welfare Reform, GOV-National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)

Papers Under Review

  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., Reichman, N., & Schultz, J. (2011). "Financial Insecurity, Social Interactions, and the Potential Role of," Initial submission to Journal is not in list - being petitioned.
  • Noonan, K., Corman, H., Schwartz-Soicher, O., & Reichman, N. E. (2010). "Effects of Prenatal Care on Child Health at Age 5," Initial submission to Maternal and Child Health Journal.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. (2010). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Illicit Drug Use," Revision under 3rd review to Economic Inquiry.

Working Papers

  • Corman, H. & Mocan, N. (2011). "Effects of Alcohol on Crime in New York City" targeted for Journal Of Urban Economics.
  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2011). "Health Shocks and Homelessness" targeted for Journal Of Urban Economics.

Honors/Awards
Awards 

  • 2010:  Dominic Iorio Faculty Research Award Rider University
  • 2008:  Unified Special Olympics Bowling Team Program of the Year Award Mercer County Special Olympics
  • 2003:  Nancy Gray Award
  • 1995:  Woman of the Year Award Sadie Ziegler-Bernice Gee Rider University
  • 1991:  Dean's Award of Special Recognition

Honors

  • 2001:  American Economic Research Association Grantee
  • 2000:  American Economic Research Association Grantee
  • 2000:  Davis Fellowship
  • 1999:  American Economic Research Association Grantee
  • 1998:  Davis Fellowship
  • 1995:  Jesse H. Harper Professorship
  • 1992:  SBA-APC Course load Reduction