Frank Goetzke, Ph.D.

Professor of Urban and Public Affairs


Frank Goetzke’s research interests are in Urban and Regional Economics, Applied Microeconomics and Econometrics, Political Economy and Governance Studies, as well as Transportation Planning and Environmental Policy. Past and current research topics include: Transportation analysis, mode choice, automobile ownership, highway safety, gasoline elasticity, quality of government, social capital, governance of the commons, Tiebout model, housing, urban modeling, migration and happiness research. He teaches Urban Economics, Policy Evaluation and Project Evaluations, Governance and Sustainability, as well as Advanced Regression Analysis.