Casey DiRienzo

Associate Dean of the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business andProfessor of Economics
Koury Business Center 100E
2075 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
cdirienzo@elon.edu (336) 278-5959

Education

Ph.D., Economics (Major emphasis) Statistics (Minor emphasis), North Carolina State University, 2002.

M.E. (Masters of Economics), North Carolina State University, 2001.

B.A., Economics, Cum Laude, Ohio State University, 1995.

Courses Taught

MBA 593, Statistics for Organizational Effectiveness: Business Analytics

MBA 570, Time Series and Forecasting

ECO 370, X-Treme Metrics

ECO 375, International Business Economics

ECO 301, Business Economics

ECO 203, Business Statistics

ECO 201, Principles of Economics

Publications

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo. “Diversity and the Economy:  A Cross-Country, Comprehensive Study”, forthcoming in Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo. “Tourism Competitiveness and the Role of Fractionalization.” (2012). International Journal of Tourism Research, 14(3):  285-295.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo. “Terrorist Risk and Income Revisited.” (2012). Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 4(3): 175-194.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo (2012). “Global Peace and Repression: A Cross Country Analysis,” Global Change, Peace & Security 24(2): 271 – 287.

Burbridge, J., Das, J., and DiRienzo, C., (2011).“The Role of Trust in the Global Acceptance of E-Government,” Chapter 9 in Information Communication Technologies and the Virtual Public Sphere: Impacts of Network Structures on Civil Society, Robert Crof and Scott Krummenacher (eds.), pages 173 – 194.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo. (2010). “Quality of Political Management and the Role of Corruption: A Cross Country Analysis.” International Journal of Public Administration, 33(14): 832 – 842.

Mancuso, Anthony, J.  Cassandra E. DiRienzo, and Jayoti Das. (2010). “Assessing Terrorist Risk and FDI Using Relative Information Measures.”  Applied Economics Letters, 17(8): 787 - 790.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo.  (2010). “Is Ethnic Diversity Good for the Environment.” Journal of Environment and Development, 19(1): 91 - 113.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo. (2010). “Tourism Competitiveness and Corruption: A Cross Country Analysis.”  Tourism Economics, 16(3): 477-492.

DiRienzo, Cassandra E., Jayoti Das, Wohni Synn, Jeremy Kitts, and Kyle McGrath. (2010). “The Relationship between MBTI and Academic Performance: A Study across Academic Disciplines.” The Journal of Psychological Type, 70(5): 53 - 67.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo.  (2009). “The Nonlinear Impact of Globalization on Corruption.” The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 3(2): 33 - 46.

Das, Jayoti and Cassandra E. DiRienzo. (2009). “Global Tourism Competitiveness and Freedom of the Press: A Nonlinear Relationship,” Journal of Travel Research, 47(4): 470 - 479.

Das, Jayoti, Cassandra E. DiRienzo, and John J. Burbridge. (2009). “Global E-government and the Role of Trust: A Cross Country Analysis.”  International Journal of Electronic Government Research, 5(1): 1 - 18.

DiRienzo, Cassandra E., Jayoti Das, and Thomas Tiemann.  (2008). “A Global Tolerance Index.” Competitiveness Review, 18(3): 192 - 205.

DiRienzo, Cassandra E., Jayoti Das, Katherine Cort, and John J. Burbridge. (2007). “Corruption and the Role of Information”. Journal of International Business Studies, 38(2): 320 – 332.

Das, Jayoti, Cassandra E. DiRienzo, and John J. Burbridge. (2007). “Terrorism and Corruption: Business Implications of a Nonlinear Relationship”. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 7(1): 9 - 26.

Honeycutt, Earl, Cassandra E. DiRienzo, Robert Pavlik, and Shawn Thelen. (2007). “How Realistic are Student Attitudes Toward Selected Careers?”  The Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2(1): 69 – 75.

DiRienzo, Cassandra E., Jayoti Das, and John J. Burbridge. (2007). “Does Diversity Impact Competitiveness?  A Cross Country Analysis”.  Competitiveness Review, 17(3): 135 – 152.

Das, Jayoti, Cassandra E. DiRienzo, and Thomas Tiemann. (2006). A Note on an Ethnic Homogeneity Kuznets Curve”. Challenge. 49(2): 112-120.

Honeycutt, Earl, Cassandra E. DiRienzo, and Robert Pavlik. (2003). “Student Attitudes Toward Selected Career Attributes”, Journal of Contemporary Business Issues. Fall: 103-108.

Professional Activities

Reviewer for  Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Developing Economies, and Applied Economics

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