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Amalia R. Miller

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
Monroe Hall, Room 239
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Bachelor of Science (BS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Stanford University
Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Domestic Violence in US Cities
Source: National Bureau of Economic Research
June 01, 2020 – December 31, 2021
AS-ECON Health IT in Ambulatory Care Settings
Source: RAND Corporation
November 01, 2012 – September 29, 2015
AS-ECON Privacy Protection and Genetic Testing
Source: RAND Corporation
September 01, 2012 – August 31, 2014
ECON 4070: Economics and Gender
Credits: 3
This course will apply micro-economic theory and empirical methods to explore the role of gender in shaping economic outcomes, examining the inter-relationships between family formation (marriage and fertility), human capital investment, and labor market outcomes. Public policy applications will be emphasized.
ECON 4160: Economics of Health
Credits: 3
Uses microeconomic theory to examine the demand for health services and medical care, the market for medical insurance, the behavior of physicians and hospitals, issues pertaining to malpractice, and government policy. Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or ECON 3110 and ECON 3720 or ECON 4720.
ECON 4559: New Course in Economics
Credits: 1–4
New course in the subject of economics.
ECON 4990: Distinguished Majors Seminar
Credits: 3
Required for Distinguished Majors. An introduction to economic research and the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Although the course is intended for Distinguished Majors, other highly motivated and accomplished students may be admitted if space permits. Prerequisite: ECON 3010 or 3110; and either 3720 or 4720 or instructor permission.
ECON 4999: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 1–3
Supervised research culminating in the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Restricted to members of the Distinguished Majors Program.
ECON 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
ECON 8999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For master's thesis, taken under the supervision of a thesis director.
ECON 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, to be taken only in the first semester after passing a field exam, and before a dissertation director has been selected.
ECON 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the first reader or prospective first reader.