Economics Department
Kansas State University
327 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-6919 fax



Dr. Tracy M. Turner

Associate Professor

Department of Economics 
Waters Hall 315 
Manhattan, KS 66506 
(785) 532-4583 

  • Class Information

    • Econ 120 Principles of Microeconomics

    • Econ 633 Public Finance

    • Econ 720 Microeconomic Theory

    • Econ 832 Public Sector Analysis



Christian Hilber and Tracy Turner, "The Mortgage Interest Deduction and its Impact on Homeownership Decisions," Review of Economics and Statistics, forthcoming.

Andrew Nicholson, Tracy M. Turner and Eduardo Alvarado, "Cigarette Taxes and Cross-Border Effects: an Analysis of Retail Data." Under review.

Luea, Heather, Adam Reichenberger and Tracy M. Turner, "Mortgage Default by 2009: Effects of Race, Ethnicity and Economic Standing During the Boom Years." Manuscript.

Daniel Marti and Tracy M. Turner, "The Impact of Urban Redevelopment on House Values and Unemployment: A Neighborhood Analysis of Seven Midwestern Cities." Manuscript.

Heather M. Luea and Tracy M. Turner, "Do High Housing Cost Burdens Impact Food Expenditures?" Manuscript.

Tracy M. Turner and Heather M. Luea, “ Homeownership, Wealth Accumulation and Income Status,” Journal of Housing Economics, 18, June 2009, pp. 104-114.

Tracy M. Turner and Marc T. Smith, “ Exits from Homeownership: The Effects of Race, Ethnicity and Income,”Journal of Regional Science. 49(1), February 2009, pp. 1-32.

Tracy M. Turner, “Homeownership.” Encyclopedia of Urban Studies. Editor, Ray Hutchison. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, 2009.

Leah J. Tsoodle and Tracy M. Turner, “ Property Taxes and Residential Rents,” Journal of Real Estate Economics, 36(1), May 2008, pp 63-80.

Tracy M. Turner and Daigyo Seo, “Investment Risk and the Transition into Homeownership,”Journal of Regional Science, 47(2), May 2007, pp 229-253.

Tracy M. Turner, “The Measurement of Environmental and Resource Values,” Book Review. Journal of Environmental Quality, 33, December 2004, p. 2385.

Tracy M. Turner, “Does Investment Risk Affect the Housing Decisions of Families?” Economic Inquiry, 41(4), October 2003, pp. 675-691.

Steven M. Sheffrin and Tracy M. Turner, “Taxation and House-Price Uncertainty: Some Empirical Estimates,” Journal of International Tax and Public Finance, 8(4), August 2001, pp. 621-636.

Tracy M. Turner and Debbie Niemeier, “Travel to Work and Household Responsibility: New Evidence,” Transportation, 24, 1997, pp. 397-419.