Michael Curme

Associate Professor



Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Illinois, Economics, 1989
  • M.S. University of Illinois, Economics, 1984
  • B.A. University of Illinois, Economics, 1981

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Miami University (1994-Present)
  • Associate Vice President and Dean of Students, Miami University (January 2013-July 2018)
  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs (May 2007-July 2013)
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (1988-1994)

Recent Publications

  • Walstad, W., Curme, M., Carson, K. S., & Ghosh, I. (2010). Formative Assessment in Economics Courses, in Michael Salemi and William B.Walstad (Eds.) Teaching Innovations in Economics: Strategies and Applications for Interactive Instruction.
  • Curme, M. A. & Stefanec, N. (2007). Worker Quality and Labor Market Sorting. Economics Letters.
  • Curme, M. A. & Daugherty, G. (2004). Competition and Pay for National Hockey League Players Born in Quebec. Journal of Sports Economics.

Honors & Awards

  • 2012 Outstanding Professor, Associated Student Government, Miami University.
  • 1999 Richard T. Farmer SBA Teaching Effectiveness Award, Miami University.

Professional Interests

  • Research: Labor economics
  • Teaching: Labor economics, microeconomics

Areas of Expertise

  • Labor economics
  • Microeconomics


Mike Curme has served Miami and the community in multiple capacities since joining the economics faculty in August 1988.


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Michael Curme

Contact Information

Office Hours

  • R 8:30-11:00
  • F 8:00-10:30
  • And by appointment


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