Fields: Transportation economics, macroeconomic policy, business cycles
Professor McMullen has a variety of interests in the general area of public policy analysis. Most of her work is in the field of transportation economics where she has dealt with issues related to competition, regulation, efficiency, productivity, pricing, congestion, highway finance, environment, and economic development. Her current research involves assessing the distributional and social impacts of highway user fees and examining the impacts of airline code share agreements. She is also interested in business cycles and macroeconomic policy especially as it impacts Oregon and the northwest.