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Chung-Ping A Loh


Economics | Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

Health Economics
Applied Microeconomics
Applied Econometrics


Ph.D, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill


Chung-Ping (Albert) Loh is the chairperson and Professor in Economics in the Coggin College of Business, and the Director of Local Economic Indicators Project (LEIP) at UNF. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has taught Health Economics and Policy, Econometrics, Business and Economics Statistics, Managerial Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Economics of Business Decision, and Making Decision with Data. His research interests include the economic modeling of health behavior, health care utilization, and health outcome, cost and benefit analysis, program evaluation, health tourism, and other applied microeconomics topics. He is an active faculty member in the International Business Program and has led numerous Study Abroad trips over the years. 


Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, UNF, 2015

Exemplary Researcher, Coggin College of Business, UNF, 2006-2014

Exemplary Teacher, Coggin College of Business, UNF, 2005-2014

Best Poster Awards, The 7th World Congress on Health Economics (International Health Economics Association), Beijing, China. July, 2009.

International Faculty Travel Grants, International Center, UNF, 2010

Transformational Learning Opportunities Grant, UNF, 2009

International Faculty Travel Grants, International Center, UNF, 2007

Transformational Learning Opportunities Grant, UNF, 2007

International Faculty Travel Grants, International Center, UNF, 2005


Faculty Fellow, Office of Faculty Enhancement, University of North Florida, 2011-2012.

Grants and Contracts Awarded

“Economic Valuation of Wetlands, River-related Properties and Water Sources for the St. Johns River”, with Dingbo Wang (UCF), Stephen Medeiros (UCF), Peter Bacopoulos (UNF), and Chris Brown (UNF). Funding source: Office of Senator John Thrasher, 2014.


Summer Proposal Development Grant (“Climatic Change in the U.S. and its Association with Physical Activity and Obesity”, with James Churilla and Chris Baynard), 2014.


“Estimates of Medicaid and General Revenue Cost-Avoidance from HCBS Utilization”, with Adam Shapiro. Funding source: Florida Department of Elderly Affairs, 2009


“Establishing Algorithms for the Cost-Benefit Analysis of In-Home Service for Elderly in Florida”, with Adam Shapiro. Funding source: Florida Department of Elderly Affairs, 2006

Publications & Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Chatterjee, C. and C-P. Loh (2019) “Proposed reform of the H-1B program under Trump administration and the adverse selection in Green Card applications,” Applied Economics Letters. (Accepted)

Loh, C-P. and R. Triplett (2019) "International Accreditation, Linguistic Proximity, and Trade in Medical Services," Social Science and Medicine. 238.


Hanshaw, A., P. Mason, and C-P. Loh (2019) "Time Usage by College Students: Knowledge Acquisition, Degree Value, Work, Sleep and Fun," Journal of Higher Edication Theory and Practices. 19(5).


Loh, C-P., K. P. Croome, C. B. Taner, A. P. Keaveny (2019) “Bias-Corrected Estimates of Reduction of Post-Surgery Length of Stay and Corresponding Cost Savings through the Widespread National Implementation of Fast-Tracking after Liver Transplantation: A Quasi-Experimental Study” Journal of Medical Economics, 22(7): 22(7): 684-90. doi: 10.1080/13696998.2019.1592179. Epub 2019 Apr 2.


Hamadi, H., E. Apatu, C-P. Loh, H. Farah, K. Walker, A. Spaulding (2019) “Does Level of Minority Presence and Hospital Reimbursement Policy Influence Hospital Referral Region Health Rankings in The United States?” International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 34(1): 354-68 doi: 10.1002/hpm.2654. Epub 2018 Sep 12.


Loh, C-P. (2016) “Response to “critically reflecting on Loh's “trends and structural shifts in health tourism”””, Social Science and Medicine 152: 190-2.


Loh, C-P. (2015) “Trends and Structural Shifts in Health Tourism: Evidence from Seasonal Time-Series Data on Health-Related Travel Spending by Canada during 1970–2010”, Social Science and Medicine 132: 173-180.


Mason, P. and C-P. Loh (2014) “Housing and Non-Housing CPI Components: The National Case Versus a Local Example”. Journal of Housing Research. 23(2):163-176


Liu, T-C., C-P. Loh, and C-S. Chen (2014) “Do Cesarean Deliveries on Maternal Request Lead to Greater Maternal Care Utilization during Six-Month, One-Year, and Two-Year Postpartum Periods? Evidence from NHI Claims Data in Taiwan”, Health Policy. (In press)


Loh, C-P. (2014) “Health tourism on the rise? Evidence from the Balance of Payments Statistics”, The European Journal of Health Economics. 15:759-66; DOI:10.1007/s10198-013-0521-0


Hermanussen, M., T. Meitinger, JD. Veldhuis, MJ.Low, R. Pfäffle, K. Staub, R. Panczak, D. Groth, M. Brabec, M. von Salisch, C.-P. A. Loh, V. Tassenaar, C. Scheffler, E. Godina, A. Lehmann, J. Tutkuviene, S. Gervickaite, D. Nierop, A. Holmgren, C. Aßmann, S. van Buuren, S. Koziel, I. Varela-Silva, J. Vignerová, E. Salama, M. El-Shabrawi, A. Huijic, T. Satake, and B. Bogin (2014) “Adolescent Growth: Genes, Hormones and the Peer Group. Proceedings of the 20th Aschauer Soiree, held at Glücksburg castle, Germany, 15th to 17th November 2013”, Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews 11(3): 341-53


Schnusenberg, O., C-P. Loh, K. Nihalani (2013) “The Role of Financial Wellbeing, Sociopolitical Attitude, Self-Interest, and Lifestyle in One's Attitude Toward Social Health Insurance”, Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. 05/2013; DOI:10.1007/s40258-013-0036-y


Loh, C-P. and Q. Li (2013) “Peer Effects in Adolescent Bodyweight: Evidence from Rural China”, Social Science and Medicine 86: 35-44.


Loh, C-P. and A. Shapiro (2013) “Willingness to Pay for Home- and Community-Based Services for Seniors in Florida”, Home Health Care Services Quarterly. 2013 Jan; Vol. 32(1): 17-34. PMID: 23438507


Paulson, S. and C-P. Loh (2012), “Wealth Distribution by Gender of Household Head In the Renaissance: Findings from the Catasto of 1427”, Journal of Business and Policy Research Vol. 7(4) December 2012.


Paulson, S. and C-P. Loh (2012), “Occupational Prestige and Wealth Distribution in the Renaissance: A Reexamination of the Tuscan Catasto of 1427”, International Business: Teaching, Research and Practice 6(2): 1-11.


Loh, C-P, K. Nihalani and O. Schnusenberg (2011), “Measuring Attitude toward Social Health Insurance”, The European Journal of Health Economics (Online First DOI:10.1007/s10198-01100324-0)


Loh, C-P, J. Steagall, A. Gallo, and J. Michelman (2011), “Valuing Short-Term Studying Abroad”, Journal of Teaching in International Business 22(2): 73-90.


Beal-Hodges, M., C-P. Loh, and H. Stranahan (2011), “The Impact of China’s ‘One-Child’ Policy on the Educational Attainment of Adolescents”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics. Vol. 23: 201-221


Shapiro, A., C-P. Loh, and G. Mitchell II (2011), “Medicaid Cost-Savings of Home and Community-Based Services in Florida”, Journal of Applied Gerontology. Vol. 30(1); 3-21.


Liu, T-C., C-S. Chen, and C-P. Loh (2010), “Do Children of Parents with Mental Illness Have Lower Survival Rate? A Population-Based Study”, Comprehensive Psychiatry. Vol. 51; 250-255.


Loh, C-P (2009), “Physical Inactivity and Working Hours Inflexibility: Evidence from a U.S. Sample of Older Men,” Review of Household Economics. Vol. 7(3): 257-281.


Loh, C-P., S. Cobb, and C. Johnson (2009), “Potential and Actual Accessibility to Hospital and Hospital Services in Northeast Florida”, Southeastern Geographer. Vol. 49(2): 171-185.


Loh, C-P., C-S. Chen, and T-C. Liu (2009), “Multiple Dimensions of Cigarette Smoking and Responsiveness to Cigarette Price Changes in Taiwan”, Journal of Family and Economic Issues. Vol. 30(2): 203-213.


Steagall, J., C-P. Loh, and S. Martin (2008), “The Future of United States and Latin American Economic Relations”, Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics. Vol. 20(2): 47-65.


Akin, J., W. Dow, P. Lance, and C-P. Loh (2005), “Changes in Accesses to Health Care in China, 1989-1997”, Health Policy and Planning, Vol. 20(2); 80-89.


Lance, P., J. Akin, W. Dow, and C-P. Loh (2004), “Is Cigarette Smoking in Poorer Nations Highly Sensitive to Price? Evidence from Russia and China”, Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 23: 173-189.


Book and Book Chapter:


Loh, C-P. (2007), “Arrow-Debreu Model”, in W. A. Darity Jr. (ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, MacMillan Reference Library.


China as an Emerging Superpower: Challenges for China and the United States, Proceeding of the 2nd Biennial UNF/BISU Research Conference, 2006. Jeffery E. Michelman and Chung-Ping A. Loh (ed.)

Contact Information

Building 42, Room 3018

(904) 620-1227