Ellen Green

Assistant Professor of Economics

Department: Economics
Campus Address: 416C Purnell Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-1911


Research Interests:

  • Health Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Experimental Economics

Personal Website:


  • Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2011
  • M.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009
  • B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2007
  • Curriculum Vitae


“Lessons Learned from Implementing the Patient-Centered Medical Home” (with John Wendland, Carver Colette, Cortney Hughes, and Sun Ki Mun), International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications , 2012.

Working Papers

Works in Progress

  • "Physician Payment Structures in Burkina Faso: An Experimental Study," (with Sheheryar Banuri)


Awards & Honors

  • Lee B. Lusted Award, Society for Medical Decision Making, 2011.
  • Graduate Fellow, Economics and Neuroscience, Institute for Advanced Study, Virginia Tech, 2011.
  • Awarded funding by the Making A Difference Scholarship, College of Science, Virginia Tech, 2011.
  • Graduate Instructor of the Year, Department of Economics, Virginia Tech, 2011

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

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