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Hope Corman

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Professor of Economics

Department Name 
Department of Finance and Economics
Office Location 
Sweigart Hall 372
Mailing Address 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
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I'm a Professor of Economics in the Economics Department. 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 Administration, or Special Olympics bowling please use links below.

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. City University of New York, Economics, 1978
  • B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana, Liberal Arts (with honors), 1969

Memberships

  • American Society of Health Economists
  • American Economics Association
  • Committee for the Status of Women in the Economic Profession
  • International Health Economics Association
  • Eastern Economic Association

Academic Experience

  • Professor, College of Business Administration, Economics Department, Rider University (1992 - Present), Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
  • Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, Economics Department, Rider University (1988 - 1992), Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

Refereed Articles

  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2017).  Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Voting Participation.   Economic Inquiry, 55, 1430-1451. 
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., Kalil, A., & Reichman, N. E. (2017).  Effects of Maternal Work Incentives on Youth Crime.   Labour Economics, 49, 128-144, doi: 10.1016/j.labeco.2017.09.005.
  • Carroll, A., Corman, H., Curtis, M. A., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2017).  Housing Instability and Children's Health Insurance Gaps.   Academic Pediatrics, 17 (7), 732-738, doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.02.007. 
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2016).  Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity.   Economics and Human Biology, 22, 201-215. 
  • Corman, H., Asgeirsdottir, T. L., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2016).  Lifecycle Effects of a Recession on Health Behaviors: Boom, Bust, and Recovery in Iceland.   Economics and Human Biology, 20, 90-107.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2016).  Maternal Depression as a Risk Factor for Children's Inadequate Housing Conditions.   Social Science and Medicine, 149, 76-83.
  • Corman, H. & Mocan, N. (2015).  Alcohol Consumption, Deterrence and Crime in New York City.   Journal of Labor Research, 36, 103-128. 
  • Corman, H., Reichman, N. E., & Noonan, K. (2015).  Effects of Maternal Depression on Couple Relationship Status.   Review of Economics of the Household, 13 (4), 929-973, doi: 10.1007/s11150-013-9237-2. 
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2014).  Effects of Maternal Depression on Social Interactions.   Eastern Economics Journal, 40, 226-248. 
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. (2014).  Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime.   International Review of Law and Economics, 40, 1-14.
  • Laufey-Asgeirsdottir, T., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2014).  Was the Economic Crisis of 2008 Good for Icelanders? Impact on Health Behaviors.   Economics and Human Biology, 13, 1-19.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2014).  Effects of Infant Health on Family Food Insecurity: Evidence from Two U.S. Birth Cohorts.   Social Science and Medicine, 123, 18-25.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2014).  Maternal Depression as a Risk Factor for Family Homelessness.   American Journal of Public Health, 104 (9), 1664-1670.
  • Averett, S., Corman, H., & Reichman, N. E. (2013).  Effects of Overweight on Risky Sexual Behavior of Adolescent Girls.   Economic Inquiry, 51 (1), 605-619. 
  • Corman, H., Dave, D. M., Reichman, N., & Das, D. (2013).  Effects of Welfare Reform on Illicit Drug Use of Adult Women.   Economic Inquiry, 51 (1), 653-674. 
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., Curtis, M., & Reichman, N. E. (2013).  Life Shocks and Homelessness.   Demography, 50, 2227-2253. 
  • Noonan, K., Corman, H., Schwartz-Soicher, O., & Reichman, N. E. (2013).  Effects of Prenatal Care on Child Health at Age 5.   Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17 (2), 189-199. 
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., Reichman, N. E., & Schultz, J. (2012).  Effects of Financial Insecurity on Social Interactions.   Journal of Socio-Economics, The, 41 (5), 574-583. 
  • Dave, D. M., Reichman, N. E., & Corman, H. (2012).  Effects of Welfare Reform on Education Acquisition of Adult Women.   Journal of Labor Research, 33 (2), 251-282, doi: 10.1007/s12122-012-9130-4. 

Articles in Books of Readings

  • Corman, H., Dave, D., Kalil, A., & Reichman, N. E. (2017). Article: Effects of Maternal Work Incentives on Teen Drug Arrests. In Eds. Kristian Bolin and Bjorn Lindgren (Eds.), Advances in Health Economics, and Health Services Research 26, Human Capital and Health Behaviour (pp. 111-142). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Presentation of Refereed Papers

International

  • Corman, H., Dave, D., Kalil, A., & Reichman, N. E. (2017). Effects of Welfare Reform on Teen Risky Behavior.   International Health Economics Association, Boston, Massachusetts. 
  • Corman, H., Reichman, N. E., Noonan, K., & Jimenez, M. (2017). Infant Health and Future Childhood Adversity.   McMaster University, Toronto, Canada. 
  • Corman, H., Reichman, N. E., Noonan, K., & Jimenez, M. (2017, July). Infant Health and Future Childhood Adversity.   International Health Economics Association, Boston, Massachusetts. 
  • Corman, H., Reichman, N. E., Noonan, K., & Jimenez, M. (2017, February). Infant Health and Future Childhood Adversity.   Eastern Economic Association, Toronto, Canada. 
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2017, January). Effects of Maternal Work Incentives on Teenage Crime.   Western Economic Association International, Santiago, Chile. 
  • Corman, H., Carroll, A., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2016, November). Housing Instability and Children's Health Insurance Gaps.   Global Network on Social Capital and Health, Jerusalem, Israel. 
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2016, June). Maternal Labor Supply and Teen Substance Use.   Gothenburg Symposium on Human Capital and Health Behavior, Gothenburg, Sweden. 
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, July). Effects of Maternal Work Incentives on Teenage Crime.   International Health Economics Association, Milan, Italy. 
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, July). Maternal Depression as a Risk Factor for Children's Inadequate Housing Conditions.   International Health Economics Association, Milan, Italy.
  • Corman, H., Asgeirsdottir, T., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, July). Lifecycle Effects of a Recession on Health Behaviors: Boom, Bust, and Recovery in Iceland.   Health Economics Association, Milan, Italy.
  • Corman, H., Asgeirsdottir, T., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, March). Lifecycle Effects of a Recession on Health Behaviors: Boom, Bust, and Recovery in Iceland.   University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada-Ontario.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2014, December). Maternal Depression as a Risk Factor for Children's Inadequate Housing Conditions.   Mathematica Health Affinity Group Webex, Webex, Virtual.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, July). Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity.   International Health Economics Association, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, June). Maternal Depression and Housing Outcomes.   International Health Economics Association, Los Angeles, California.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, April). Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity.   University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Corman, H. (2013). Alcohol Consumption and Crime in New York City with Naci Mocan.   Western Economic Association International, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichmana, N. E. (2013). Effect of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime.   Western Economic Association International, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reighman, N. E. (2013, October). Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Crime.   Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Corman, H. & Mocan, N. H. (2013, March). Alcohol Consumption, Deterrence and Crime in New York City.   Western Economic Association International Biennial Pacific Rim Conference, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2012, October). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Social Interactions.   Workshop on Social Capital and Health, Padova, Italy.

National

  • Corman, H., Dave, D., Kalil, A., & Reichman, N. E. (2017, June). Effects of Welfare Reform on Teen Risky Behavior.   Society of Economics of the Household, San Diego, California.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2016, June). Maternal Labor Supply and Teen Substance Use.   American Society of Health Economists, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Corman, H., Asgeirsdottir, T., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2016, January). Lifecycle Effects of a Recession on Health Behaviors: Boom, Bust, and Recovery in Iceland.   American Economic Association, San Fraancisco, California.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, May). Has Welfare Reform Increased Women's Civic Participation?   Population Association of America, San Diego, California.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, June). Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity.   American Society of Health Economists, Los Angeles, California.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, May). Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity.   Population Association of America, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, April). Maternal Depression and Housing Outcomes.   Population Association of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2013). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Relationship Status.   Population Association of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2013). Mental Health Shocks and Housing Insecurity.   Population Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2013, April). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Parents' Relationship Status.   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.   American Society of Health Economists, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
  • 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.
  • Curtis, M., Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2012). The Effects of Family Health Shocks on Children's Economic Hardship: The Case of Homelessness.   Population Association of America, San Francisco, California.

Regional

  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2017). Evolution of the Infant Health Production Function.   Southern Economic Association, Tampa, Florida. 
  • Corman, H., Reichman, N. E., Noonan, K., & Jimenez, M. (2017, November). Infant Health and Future Childhood Adversity.   Southern Economic Association, Tampa, Florida.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., Kalil, A., & Reichman, N. E. (2017, November). Effects of Welfare Reform on Teen Risky Behavior.   Southern Economics Association, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., Kalil, A., & Reichman, N. E. (2017, June). Effects of Welfare Reform on Teen Risky Behavior.   Western Economic Association, San Diego, California.
  • Corman, H., Carroll, A., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2016, November). Housing Instability and Children's Health Insurance Gaps.   Southern Economics Association, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, November). Effects of Maternal Work Incentives on Teenage Crime.   Southern Economics Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Corman, H., Asgeirsdottir, T., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, March). Lifecycle Effects of a Recession on Health Behaviors: Boom, Bust, and Recovery in Iceland.   Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Corman, H., Dave, D., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, February). Has Welfare Reform Increased Women's Civic Participation?   Eastern Economics Association, New York, New York.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E. (2015, February). Maternal Depression as a Risk Factor for Children's Inadequate Housing Conditions.   Eastern Economics Association, New York, New York.
  • Corman, H., Curtis, M., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, November). Maternal Depression and Housing Outcomes.   Southern Economic Association, Tampa, Florida.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2014, March). Effects of Maternal Depression on Family Food Insecurity.   Eastern Economic Association, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Corman, H. (2013). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Relationship Status.   Eastern Economic Association, New York, New York. 
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2013, May). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Parents' Relationship Status.   Eastern Economic Association, New York, New York.
  • Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. (2013, March). Effects of Postpartum Depression on Parents' Relationship Status.   University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire.
  • Corman, H. & Mocan, N. H. (2012). Alcohol Consumption, Alcohol Regulation and Crime.   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.

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.

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.

Working Papers  

  • Dave, D. M., Corman, H., & Reichman, N. E. (2016). "Effects of Welfare Reform on Women's Voting Participation."
  • Corman, H. (2013). "Alcohol Consumption, Deterrence and Crime in New York City w/ Nanci Mocan."

Research Grants

Funded

  • 2016 [Year 1 of 4]: Corman, H., Reichman, N. E. , Dave, D., & Kalil, A., Effects of Maternal Employment on Adolescent Social and Health Behaviours, Principal Investigator, Wunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  Term: September 2016 - May 2020. 
  • 2016: Corman, H. Research Grant, Evaluator. Koch Foundation Research Grant.
  • 2013 [Year 1 of 3]: Corman, H., Noonan, K., & Reichman, N. E., Family Health Shocks and Young Children's Food Insecurity, University Of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research.
  • 2010 [Year 1 of 3]: Corman, H. & Mocan, N., Effects of Alcohol Control Policies on Violent Crime: A Time-Series Analysis, Principal Investigator, GOV-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA).

Honors/Awards

Awards

  • 2016:  Davis Fellowship, Rider University.   With Anne Carroll:  Effects of Housing Instability on Access to Health Care.
  • 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