Paul Courant

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Harold T Shapiro Colleg Prof of Public Policy
Arthur F Thurnau Prof, Prof of Econ, Prof of Information
  • Public Policy (Ford)
  • Information
  • Literature, Science, & Arts
    • Economics
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Courant has authored half a dozen books and over seventy papers covering a broad range of topics in economics and public policy, including tax policy, local economic development, gender differences in pay, housing, radon and public health, relationships between economic growth and environmental policy, and university budgeting systems. More recently, he has been studying the economics of universities, the economics of libraries and archives, and the changes in the system of scholarly communication that derive from new information technologies.

Current sustainability courses taught