Mike Dicks, PhD - AVMA Veterinary Economics Division
Dr. Mike Dicks, director of the AVMA’s Veterinary Economics Division, holds a doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of Missouri. He has worked in Africa on water delivery and energy production technologies and has served with the USDA’s Economic Research Service.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2015
A final look by AVMA economists at factors that correlate with veterinary compensation.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2015
In this installment of our veterinary salary series, we look at factors associated with income for seasoned practitioners.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jul 01, 2015
Examining why starting veterinary salaries vary from year to year.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Jun 01, 2015
You don’t need a crystal ball, but you will need to dust off your statistical analysis skills.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Apr 20, 2015
Data suggest that new graduates should steer clear of internships that don't offer a clear path to advancement.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Mar 19, 2015
Market data reveals which practitioners are in higher demand—and who's earning more money.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 16, 2015
Different ways to calculate this important statistic present an inconsistent outlook on new grads’ financial situation.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Feb 01, 2015
AVMA survey finds low veterinary unemployment, but many are working less—or more—than they prefer.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 17, 2014
Forecasts predict an increase in GDP and consumers’ disposable income.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Dec 01, 2014
New data from the AVMA's Senior Survey suggests improving economic conditions in the veterinary market.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Nov 01, 2014
New veterinary graduates might be savoring the intangible benefits of their chosen career more than we realize—and burning the return on their educational investment.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Oct 01, 2014
Whether on the floor of the NYSE or in veterinary medicine, prices signal changes between and within markets.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Sep 01, 2014
Looking at a different industry can help us see the forest despite the trees.
DVM360 MAGAZINE - Aug 01, 2014
Robust participation from veterinarians in AVMA information gathering efforts will help target, eliminate inefficiencies in the market.