Svetlana Beilfuss

A photo of Svetlana Beilfuss

Assistant Professor


703J  Pray-Harrold


[email protected]

Office Hours

Fall 2021
W - 12:00pm-2:00pm
* or by appointment


  • Ph.D., Economics, Purdue University, 2020
  • M.A., Applied Economics, Eastern Michigan University, 2014
  • B.A., Russian and East European Studies; Economics, University of Michigan, 2007

Interests and Expertise

Dr. Beilfuss' research and teaching interests are in the fields of:

  • Health Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Public Policy


Econometrics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics

Publications and Presentations

  • Accountable Care Organizations and Physician Antibiotic Prescribing Behavior, Social Science & Medicine, 2022, 294, pp 114707 (with Sebastian Linde and Brandon Norton)
  • Association of Multiple Hospital Affiliations With Clinician Service Use, Breadth of Procedures, and Costs, JAMA Network Open, 2021, 4(12)
    (with Sebastian Linde)
  • Pharmaceutical Opioid Marketing and Physician Prescribing Behavior, Health Economics, 2021, 30, pp 3159-3185 (with Sebastian Linde)
  • New Evidence on Factors Affecting the Level and Growth of US Health Care Spending, Applied Economics Letters, 2016, 23(1), pp 15-18 (with James Thornton)
  • Pathways and Hidden Benefits of Healthcare Spending Growth in the US, Atlantic Economic Journal, 2016, 44(3), pp 363-375 (with James Thornton)

Grants, Honors and Awards

Eastern Michigan University

  • Summer Research Award, 2022
  • Lecturer of the Year Award, 2014
Purdue University
  • Finalist in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) research presentation competition, 2019
  • Distinguished Teaching Award for Microeconomics, 2017
  • Distinguished Recitation Teaching Award for Principles of Economics, 2016

Additional Information

For more information on Dr. Beilfuss' research and teaching, visit her website.