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Undergraduate Publications

Tyler Zoda. "Can Football Buy Smarter Students?: The Effect of Athletic Spending on Football Championship Subdivision Academic Institutions." Issues in Political Economy. August 2012.

Erika Lamanna. (with S. DeLoach) “Measuring the impact of microfinance on child health outcomes in Indonesia”, World Development, October 2011, 39:10, 1808-19.

Stephanie Franz. “The Effects of Gas Prices on Single Mothers’ Time Use” Issues in Political Economy. August 2011.

Hal Martin. "Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights: Estimating the Optimal Level of Enforcing Patent Protection.  Issues in Political Economy. August 2010.

Lindsey Conley (with S. DeLoach and J.Das). "Power Politics and International Labor Standards," International Advances in Economic Research, 12: 1, February 2006.

Chaya Compton.  “All men created unequal: Income inequality in the United States.” Issues in Political Economy. August 2004. p. 46-63.

Patrick Gallagher.  “The rise and fall of technology and the business cycle.” Issues in Political Economy. August 2003. p. 65-84.

Victoria Smith and Leila Saliba (with S.DeLoach and T.Tiemann). “Developing a Global Mindset through Study Abroad: A Group Experiential Learning Model,” Journal of Teaching in International Business, 15:1, 2003. 

Annie Hoffman (with S.DeLoach). “Russia’s second shift: Is housework hurting women’s wages?” Atlantic Economics Journal, 30:4, December 2002.

James Ahearn.  “Should southeast Asia devalue?” Issues in Political Economy. August 2002. p. 7-18.

Michelle Pautz.  “The decline in average weekly cinema attendance: 1930-2000.”  Issues in Political Economy. August 2002. p. 54-66.

Jessica Al Banna. “Maternal employment and scholastic achievement: Evidence from North Carolina.” Issues in Political Economy. August 2001. p. 29-37.

Julianne Treme.  “Union wage advantage: Myth or reality.” Issues in Political Economy.  August 2000.  p. 5-16.

Chris Moore.  “Unraveling the size effect.” Issues in Political Economy.  August 2000. p. 35-43.

Patrick Gallagher. “Do taxes really affect the consumption of cigarettes?” Issues in Political Economy.  August 2000.  p. 51-58.

Heather Winnor.  “The truth on spending: How the federal and state governments measure up.” Issues in Political Economy.  August 2000.  p. 51-58.

Tracey Rochelle.  “Social security and savings.”  Issues in Political Economy.  August 1999.  p. 35-44.

Recent Undergraduate Conference Presentations

Kate Easom, “Gender Inequality and Economic Growth” Issues in Political Economy annual conference 2013, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2013.

Celia Rose Eddy, “A Study of the Short-Run and Long-Run Effects of Year-Round Schooling on Student Achievement in Wake County, NC” Issues in Political Economy annual conference 2013, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2013.

Kathryn Hjalmarson, “Does an undervalued Yuan actually give China a trade advantage?”Gregory M. Nantz, “Savings, Dependency, and Credit Constraints” Issues in Political Economy annual conference 2013, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2013.

Bethany Neeb, “What makes world’s fairs successful in US cities?” Issues in Political Economy annual conference 2013, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2013.

Emily Plante, “The Effects of the Women, Infant, and Children Food Assistance Program on Childhood Obesity Rates” Issues in Political Economy annual conference 2013, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2013.

Alex Spitz, “Urban Development and Investment in Germany” Issues in Political Economy annual conference 2013, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2013.

Justin Wanner, “Wage Premiums and Costs of Education” Issues in Political Economy annual conference 2013, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2013.

Grace Foster, “The Long Term and Short Term Effect of Single-Sex Education on Extracurricular Participation” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2012, Midwest Economics association annual conference 2012, BEST PAPER AWARD .

Joseph Patterson, “How Much Congestion is too Much Congestion?” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2012.

Alexander D. Spitz, “The Effect of Gas Prices on Box Office Movie Revenue: As Prices Increase Are Americans Rethinking Forms of Entertainment?” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2012.

Tyler Steven Zoda, “Can T. Boone Pickens Buy Smarter Students?: The Effect of Athletic Spending on Football Championship Subdivision Academic Institutions” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2012.

Thomas Scott Whyel, “Demographics Influence on Global Current Account Imbalances in Advanced Economies” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2012.

Kaylyn Swankoski ,“The Influence of School on Childhood Weight Gain” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2011, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2011, Duke Economics Symposium 2011,BEST PAPER AWARD.

Micah Boomer ,“Homosexual Wage Discrimination” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2011, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2011.

Stephanie Franz ,“A Re-examination of the Environmental Kuznets Curve: A Cross-Country Analysis of the Impact of Trade and Economic Growth on Water Pollution” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2011, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2011.

Andrew Garrison ,“Risk Factors for Baccalaureate Attainment and Realized Wages” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2011, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2011.

Ian Grady ,“The Inter-temporal Choice of Subprime Borrowing” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2011, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2011.

Kevin Sheridan ,“State laws and foreclosure rates: A brief analysis” Eastern Economic Association annual conference 2011, Student Undergraduate Research Forum 2011.