“There’s a wide band of uncertainty around any kind of forecast.
If we act on a forecast as if it were the truth all the time, you
run the risk of saying silly things like, ‘Housing prices only go
— Dr. Bill Herrin, professor of economics, University of
“(The Affordable Care Act) did have an impact. Did it save
money? That’s a whole different talk.”
— Dr. Michelle Amaral, professor of economics,
University of the Pacific
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 9:48 am, Wed Nov 28, 2012.
Two economics professors used a collection of eclectic data to paint a picture of housing and health issues faced by Lodi residents.
Dr. Bill Herrin and Dr. Michelle Amaral are both professors of economics at the University of the Pacific in Stockton. Herrin's work focuses on econometrics and household migration, while Amaral focuses on microeconomics of health.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 9:48 am.