Dr. Zeynep Hansen is a Professor of Economics at the College of Business and Economics (COBE). She joined the Department of Economics in Fall 2007. Prior to that date, she was Assistant Professor of Organization and Strategy at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her doctoral studies in University of Arizona in 2002. She is a proud graduate of Boise State University in 1997 with majors of Economics and Mathematics. Her fields of specialization within economics include industrial organization, applied microeconomics and economic history. Dr. Hansen is currently doing research in a wide range of topics including: pharmaceutical and biotechnology strategic alliances, learning and diversity in team work, medical malpractice cases and water infrastructure allocation in the western United States. Her teaching interests are in Health Economics, History of Economic Thought and the U.S. Economic History.
Medical Licensing Board Characteristics and Physician Discipline: An Empirical Analysis (with Marc T. Law), Journal of Health Politics, Policy & Law (2010)
This paper investigates the relationship between the characteristics of medical licensing boards and the frequency...
Contributions to Books
Climate Variability and Water Infrastructure: Historical Experience in the Western United States (with Gary D. Libecap and Scott E. Lowe), The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present (2011)
Greater historical perspective is needed to enlighten current debate about future human responses to higher...
The Contractual Structure and Innovative Effects of Pharmaceutical-Biotechnology R&D Collaborations, Advances in the Study of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Growth, Vol.14: “Issues in Entrepreneurship: Contracts, Corporate Characteristics, and Country Differences” (2003)