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Raymond March, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics


Raymond March is a scholar at the Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth with the Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise and an assistant professor of economics in the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics at North Dakota State University. He teaches courses in microeconomics, the history of economic thought, and health economics. His research examines the public and private provision and governance of health care in the United States, particularly in pharmaceutical markets. His research has appeared in Southern Economic JournalPublic ChoiceResearch PolicyJournal of Institutional Economics, and other academic publications. He co-edited the 2022 book Pandemics and Liberty. Dr. March is a research fellow at the Independent Institute and director of, an educational research and communications project on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He regularly blogs on health policy at The Beacon and the American Institute for Economic Research.

  • Ph.D., Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University
  • M.A., Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University
  • B.S., Economics and Business Management, Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Health care economics
  • Regulations
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Pharmaceutical markets
  • Drug pricing
  • Rural health and telemedicine




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