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Mark Stehr, PhD

Associate Professor
Center for Public Policy
Office: Matheson Hall 504E
Phone: 215.895.0554


  • BS, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan 1991
  • PhD, Economics, University of California at Berkeley, 2002

Selected Publications:

  • Stehr, Mark. "Intended and Unintended Consequences of Youth Bicycle Helmet Laws," Journal of Law and Economics. (forthcoming)
  • Carpenter, Christopher and Stehr, Mark. "The Effects of Mandatory Seatbelt Laws on Seatbelt Use, Motor Vehicle Fatalities, and Crash-Related Injuries among Youths," Journal of Health Ecnomoics 27.3 (May 2008):642-662
  • Stehr, Mark. "The Effect of Sunday Sales Bans and Excise Taxes on Drinking and Cross Border Shopping for Alcoholic Beverages," National Tax Journal, 60.1 (Mar 2007):85-105
  • Stehr, Mark. "THe Effect of Cigarette Taxes on Smoking among Men and Women," Health Economics 16.12 (Dec 2007):1333-1343
  • Prata, Ndola, Morris, Leo, Mazive, Elizio, Vahidnia, Farnaz and Stehr, Mark. "Relationship Between HIV Risk Perception and Condom Use: Evidence from a Population-Based Survey in Mozambique," International Family Planning Perspectives 32.4 (Dec 2006):192-200
  • Stehr, Mark. "Cigarette Tax Avoidance and Evasion," Journal of Health Economics 24.2 (Mar 2005):277-297