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Charles N. Steele

Contact Charles N. Steele

csteele@hillsdale.edu 517-914-5973

Charles N. Steele is an associate professor at Hillsdale College, where he holds the Herman and Suzanne Dettwiler Chair in Economics.

Steele has previously taught economics at the graduate and undergraduate levels at China Agricultural University (Beijing, China), Moscow State University (Moscow, Russia), National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine) and Montana State University (Bozeman MT). In addition, he has worked as a private consultant on design and review of crop insurance programs, as well as the economics of natural gas pipelines.  His areas of research interest include energy and resource policy, health care reform, and the economics of information and uncertainty.

Recent Articles and Publications

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March 24, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Justin Haskins, Peter Ferrara, Matthew Glans, Charles N. Steele
"The Affordable Care Act has been disastrous for Americans, but the House Republican leadership’s American Health Care Act failed to provide the reforms to fix many of the health care system’s most significant problems." - Justin Haskins
March 7, 2017
By Justin Haskins, Michael Hamilton, S.T. Karnick, Charles N. Steele, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Twila Brase, Peter Ferrara
The House GOP leadership plan attempts to herd patients toward insurance markets, reinforcing the federal government’s confusion between ‘health insurance’ and ‘health care.’" -Michael Hamilton
March 2, 2017
By Charles N. Steele
It is a bit jarring for me to point to economist, political theorist, and historian Murray Rothbard (1926–1995) as an example of American exceptionalism.
November 11, 2016
By Charles N. Steele
An important thing to watch will be the extent to which Trump and the Republican Congress promote market-based energy versus picking winners through subsidy programs.

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