Mark L. Burkey





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1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Mark L. Burkey


Ph D: Economics, Duke University, 1998

MA: Economics, Duke University, 1994

Other: Economics , Appalachian State University, 1991

Research Interests

Recent work combines Economic Theory, GIS, spatial econometrics, and Operations Research methods to analyze the accessibility of facilities (such as hospitals), and how accessibility can be most efficiently improved. He is also adept at applying spatial econometrics to answer research questions. He has over 300 educational YouTube videos, indexed at

Recent Publications

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2018).  A Short Course on Spatial Econometrics and GIS.  ( 3,  5,  pp. R13-R18).   REGION (Journal of the European Regional Science Association).

Sidibe,  Mariama  Burkey,  Mark  ( 2017).  Geographic Accessibility to Hospitals in the United States: Rurality and Insurance Coverage.  ( 2,  47,  pp. 126-136).   Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy.

Burkey,  Mark  Bhadury,  Joy  Eiselt,  H.A.   Toyoglu,  Hunkar  ( 2017).  The Impact of Hospital Closures on Geographical Access: Evidence from Four Southeastern States of the United States.  ( 4,  pp. 56-66).   Operations Research Perspectives, Elsevier.

Burkey,  Mark  Kurepa,  Alexandra  ( 2016).  Spatial Nonlinear Pricing with Per-Trip versus Per-Unit Transportation Costs.  ( 3,  46,  pp. 237-255).   The Review of Regional Studies.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2015).  Making Educational and Scholarly Videos with Screen Capture Software.  ( 2,  2,  pp. 2-10).   REGION (Journal of the European Regional Science Association).

Bhadury,  Joy  Burkey,  Mark  Troy,  Samuel  ( 2015).  Location Modeling for Logistics Parks.  In H. A. Eiselt, V. Marinov,  Applications of Location Analysis    Springer.

Edwards,  Jeffrey  Burkey,  Mark  ( 2014).  Forecasting the Public’s Acceptability of Municipal Water Regulation and Price Rationing for Communities on the Ogallala Aquifer.  ( 1,  40,  pp. 1-30).   Journal of Economics.

Eiselt,  HA  Bhadury,  Joy  Burkey,  Mark  ( 2013).  An Optimization-Based Framework for Modeling Counterterrorism Strategies.  ( April,  26,  pp. 7-31).   OR Insight, Palgrave MacMillan.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2013).  Game Theory: Anticipating Reactions for Winning Actions.    Business Expert Press.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2012).  Decomposing geographic accessibility into component parts: methods and an application to hospitals.  ( 3,  48,  pp. 783-800).   Annals of Regional Science / Springer.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2012).  A Location-Based Comparison of Health Care Services in Four US States with Efficiency and Equity.  ( 2,  46,  pp. 157-163).   Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Elsevier.

Edwards,  Jeffrey  Kurkalova,  Lyubov  Burkey,  Mark  ( 2012).  Building a Simple General Model of Municipal Water Conservation Policy for Communities Overlying the Ogallala Aquifer.  ( 1,  52,  pp. 135-155).   Natural Resources Journal.

Snarr,  Hal  Burkey,  Mark  ( 2011).  Unintended Migration Consequences of US Welfare Reform.  ( 3,  41,  pp. 231-251).   Economic Analysis and Policy.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2011).  Voronoi Diagrams and Their Uses.  In Eiselt and Marinov,  Foundations of Location Analysis    SPringer-Verlag.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2011).  Spatial Pricing Models with Lumpy Transportation Costs: The Case for Travel Cost Subsidization.  ( 3,  4,  pp. 197-206).   Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2011).  Transactions Costs and Readership: An ‘Open’ Letter to Our Readers.  ( 1,  41,  pp. 1-3).   The Review of Regional Studies.

Romero Aguirre,  Alfredo  Burkey,  Mark  ( 2011).  Debt Overhang and the Eurozone: A Spatial Panel Analysis.  ( 1,  41,  pp. 231-251).   The Review of Regional Studies.

Burkey,  Mark  ( 2010).  Geographic access and demand in the market for alcohol.  ( 2,  40,  pp. 159-179).   The Review of Regional Studies.

Obeng,  Kofi  Burkey,  Mark  ( 2008).  Explaining crashes at intersections with red light cameras: a note.  ( 5,  42,  pp. 811-817).   Transportation Research: Part A.