Ryan D. Edwards

Associate Professor of Economics


Media citations

Health economics

Lab results do little to change older adults' behavior, research finds

by Melanie Evans, Modern Healthcare August 15, 2013.

7 Ways the Recession is Making You Healthier

by Julie Halpert The Fiscal Times, October 25, 2011.

Upside of the Downside

by Pei-Sze Cheng NBC4 New York, October 28, 2008.

Recession Can Actually Improve Your Health: Job Reductions Allow More Time For Leisure

by Shiloh Woolman WXII12.com, November 24, 2008, updated April 28, 2009.

Veterans & Military

A Benefit of the Mechanization of War: Savings on Veterans’ Benefits

by Andrew O'Connell HBR Blog Network / The Daily Stat, June 4, 2014.

VA Spending From Iraq, Afghanistan Wars To Rise For Decades

by Katy Hall and Chris Spurlock Huffington Post, March 19, 2013.

U.S. cost of war at least $3.7 trillion and counting

by Daniel Trotta Reuters, June 29, 2011.

Among Vets, Higher Rank Predicts Better Health

by Tom Jacobs Miller-McCune, December 8, 2010.

The Costs of War, Continued

by Casey B. Mulligan New York Times Economix Blog, September 1, 2010.

I chose the right way, and no one rewarded me

by Heath Druzin Stars and Stripes, August 16, 2010.

The cost of war

Chris Farrell MPR News, August 11, 2010.

The Costs of War

Stephen J. Dubner New York Times Freakonomics Blog, July 27, 2010.

The cost of caring for injured soldiers

Katy Clark PRI's The World, April 2, 2010.

Panel urges long-term planning to care for vets

Kimberly Hefling AP Newswire, March 31, 2010.

Economics of the family

Children of older men at greater risk of mental illness, study suggests

Ian Sample The Guardian, February 26, 2014.