Philip Trostel is a Professor of economics and public policy at the University of Maine, where he holds a joint appointment with the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center, the School of Policy and International Affairs, and the School of Economics. He is also a Faculty Affiliate at the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He earned a Ph.D. degree in economics from Texas A&M University in 1991. Since then, Trostel has worked at the North Carolina State University, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, University of Warwick, Dartmouth College, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the New England Public Policy Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. His training and expertise is applied microeconomics, with particular specialization in public finance, education, and labor. Most of his research focuses on higher education policy, human capital, and fiscal policy.
Biography Updated on 16 February 2012