Stephen Billings

UNC Charlotte
Associate Professor of Economics

Biography

Stephen Billings is an associate professor of public policy at UNC Charlotte. He joined the faculty in 2008 after completing his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He holds a master's degree in urban and regional planning from UNC Chapel Hill.  Some of his recent research projects include the role of special district governments in financing residential development; the role of enterprise zone tax credits in firm location decisions; the property value impacts of light rail transit in Charlotte; and nonparametric tests for industrial specialization.

Education

Ph.D. in economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Master's degree in urban and regional planning from UNC Chapel Hill.

Expertise

Billings’ research focuses on the nexus between local government and real estate development.

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