Professor Mark C. Berger (July 24,1955 – April 30, 2003), was the
director of The Center for Business and Economic Research at the
Kentucky until his death at age 47. He was also a
Fullbright Scholar at University College Dublin.
In the 1970s, Berger was a member of the
Professional Putters of America (an organization founded by
). Originally hailing
Ohio, Berger earned his BA from the University of
Toledo and his MA and PhD from The Ohio State
- University of Kentucky 1981 to 2003
- Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research
- William B. Sturgill Professor of Economics
- Associate Professor
- University of Vienna in Austria 1996
Berger died of a seizure, after returning to Kentucky from Ireland
to receive treatment for recently diagnosed cancer. During the
chemotherapy Berger was given a different seizure medication which
did not prevent the fatal seizure.
Articles Mentioning Berger
Known Works of Mark Berger
- Do Workers Pay for On-the-Job Training? Barron, John M., Mark
C. Berger, and Dan A. Black. 1999. Journal of Human Resources
- Compensating Differentials in Emerging Labor and Housing
Markets: Estimates of Quality of Life in Russian Cities
by Mark C. Berger, Glenn C. Blomquist, Klara Sabirianova Peter
- Worker Training in a Restructuring Economy: Evidence from the
by Mark C. Berger, John S. Earle, Klara Sabirianova Peter
- Berger, Mark C.; Hirsch, Barry T., "The Effects of Cohort Size
on the Earnings Growth of Young Males." Mimeograph. Department of
Economics, University of Kentucky, n.d..
- Berger, Mark C.; Black, Dan A.; Scott, Frank A.; Chandra,
Amitabh, "Health insurance coverage of the unemployed: COBRA and
the potential effects of Kassebaum-Kennedy." Journal of Policy
Analysis and Management. Sum 1999, 18, (3), 430 - 448.
- Berger, Mark C.; Black, Dan A.; Scott, Frank A., "How well do
we measure employer-provided health insurance coverage."
Contemporary Economic Policy. Jul 1998, 16, (3), 356 - 367.
- Barron, John M.; Berger, Mark C.; Black, Dan A., "How Well Do
We Measure Training?." Journal of Labor Economics. 1997, 15, (3,
part 1), 507 - 528.
- Scott, Frank A.; Berger, Mark C.; Garen, John E., "Do health
insurance and pension costs reduce the job opportunities of older
workers?." Industrial and Labor Relations Review. Jul 1995, 48,
- Berger, Mark C., "Demographic Cycles, Cohort Size, and
Earnings." Demography. May 1989, 26, (2), 311.
- Berger, Mark C.; Leigh, J. Paul, "Schooling, self-selection,
and health." Journal of Human Resources. Sum 1989, 24, (3), 433 -
- Scott, Frank A.; Berger, Mark C.; Black, Dan A., "Effects of
the Tax Treatment of Fringe Benefits on Labor Market Segmentation."
Labor Relations Review. Jan 1989, 42, (2), 216 - 229.
- Berger, Mark C., "Predicted Future Earnings and Choice of
College Major." Industrial and Labor Relations Review. Apr 1988,
41, (3), 418 - 429.
- Berger, Mark C.; Blomquist, Glenn C.; Waldner, Werner, "A
Revealed-Preference Ranking of Quality of Life for Metropolitan
Areas." Social Science
Quarterly. Dec 1987, 68, (4), 761 - 778.
- Berger, Mark C.; Hirsch, Barry T., "Veteran Status as a
Screening Device During the Vietnam Era." Social Science Quarterly. Mar 1985,
66, (1), 79 - 89.
- Berger, Mark C., "Cohort Size and the Earnings Growth of Young
Workers." Industrial and Labor
Relations Review. Jul 1984, 37, (4), 582 - 591.
- Berger, Mark C., "Changes in labor force composition and male
earnings: A production approach." Journal of Human Resources. Spr
1983, 18, (2), 177 - 196.
- Berger, Mark C.; Hirsch, Barry T., "The civilian earnings
experience of Vietnam-Era veterans." Journal of Human Resources. Aut
1983, 18, (4), 455 - 479.
- Mark Berger, Dan Black, and Frank Scott, “Is There Job Lock?”
Southern Economic Journal
- Eric Thompson, Frank Scott, and Mark Berger, “Deregulation in
the Electric Utility Industry: Excess Capacity and the Transition
to a Long Run Competitive Market,” Growth and Change 35, Winter 2004,
- Mark Berger, Dan Black, Amitabh Chandra, and Frank Scott,
“Children, Nondiscriminatory Provision of Fringe Benefits, and
Household Labor Market Decisions,” Research in Labor Economics vol.
22 (Worker Well-being and Public Policy, S. W. Polachek, ed.) 2003,
- Mark Berger, Dan Black, Jodi Messer, and Frank Scott, “COBRA,
Spouse Coverage, and Health Insurance Decisions of Older
Households,” Journal of
Forensic Economics 15, Spring/Summer 2002, 147-164.
- Dan Black, Mark Berger, and Frank Scott, “Bounding Parameter
Estimates with Non-Classical Measurement Error,” Journal of the
American Statistical Association 95, September 2000,
- Mark C. Berger, Dan A. Black, Frank A. Scott, and Amitabh
Chandra, “Health Insurance Coverage of the Unemployed: COBRA and the Potential Effects of Kassebaum-Kennedy,” Journal of Policy
Analysis and Management 18, Summer 1999, 430-448.
- Mark C. Berger, Dan A. Black, and Frank A. Scott, “How Well Do
We Measure Employer-Provided Health Insurance?” Contemporary Economic Policy
16, July 1998, 356-367.
- John Garen, Mark Berger, and Frank Scott, “Pensions,
Non-Discrimination Policies, and the Employment of Older Workers,”
Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 36, Winter 1996,
- Frank A. Scott, Mark C. Berger, and John E. Garen, “Do Health
Insurance Costs and Non-Discrimination Policies Reduce the Job
Opportunities of Older Workers?” Industrial and Labor
Relations Review 48, July 1995, 775-791.