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Working Papers

2011

  1. Do undergraduate majors or Ph.D. students affect faculty size?
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The American Economist (2011)
  2. Potpourri: reflections from husband/wife academic editors
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The American Economist (2011)

2009

  1. 'The' Market for Higher Education: Does It Really Exist?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Does Teaching Load Affect Faculty Size?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics (2008) Downloads

2007

  1. Human subjects requirements and economic education researchers
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The American Economist (2007)
  2. Quit lying and address the controversies: there are no dogmata, laws, rules or standards in the science of economics
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in The American Economist (2007)

1990

  1. THE LEARNING EFFECT OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN HIGH SCHOOL
    University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Economics of Education Review (1992)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Teaching and Learning Alternatives to a Comparative Advantage Motivation for Trade
    The American Economist, 2016, 61, (2), 178-190 Downloads

2015

  1. In Memory of Michael Watts (November 3, 1950-December 5, 2014)
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2015, 46, (3), 233-238 Downloads

2013

  1. Course Requirements for Bachelor's Degrees in Economics
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 643-47 Downloads View citations (4)

2012

  1. Following Zahka: Using Nobel Prize Winners’ Speeches and Ideas to Teach Economics
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2012, 43, (2), 190-199 Downloads
  2. How Departments of Economics Evaluate Teaching
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2012, 43, (3), 325-333 Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (2), 344-349 (1999) Downloads View citations (28)
  3. School, Department, and Instructor Determinants of Assessment Methods in Undergraduate Economics Courses
    Eastern Economic Journal, 2012, 38, (3), 381-400 Downloads
  4. What Led Eminent Economists to Become Economists?
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2012, 43, (1), 83-98 Downloads

2011

  1. Do Undergraduate Majors or Ph.D. Students Affect Faculty Size?
    The American Economist, 2011, 56, (1), 69-77 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. In Memory of Peter Kennedy (May 18, 1943--August 30, 2010)
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2011, 42, (1), 1-2 Downloads
  3. Potpourri: Reflections from Husband/Wife Academic Editors
    The American Economist, 2011, 56, (2), 74-84 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. Time Allocations and Reward Structures for US Academic Economists from 1955–2005: Evidence from Three National Surveys
    International Review of Economic Education, 2011, 10, (2), 6-27 Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Preparing Graduate Students in Economics for Teaching: Survey Findings and Recommendations
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2010, 41, (2), 202-210 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. A Little More than Chalk and Talk: Results from a Third National Survey of Teaching Methods in Undergraduate Economics Courses
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2008, 39, (3), 273-286 Downloads View citations (49)
  2. Assessment Practices and Trends in Undergraduate Economics Courses
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 552-56 Downloads View citations (5)

2007

  1. Human Subjects Requirements and Economic Education Researchers
    The American Economist, 2007, 51, (2), 49-60 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Quit Lying and Address the Controversies: There are No Dogmata, Laws, Rules or Standards in the Science of Economics
    The American Economist, 2007, 51, (1), 3-14 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. P. Teixeira, B. Jongbloed, D. Dill and A. Amaral, Editors, Markets in Higher Education: Rhetoric or Reality?, Kluwer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2004) (354pp. (hb). Address: Kluwer Publishers, POB 17, 3300 AA Dordrecht, the Netherlands)
    Economics of Education Review, 2006, 25, (6), 679-681 Downloads
  2. The Influence of Teaching on Research in Economics
    Southern Economic Journal, 2006, 72, (3), 747-759 View citations (7)

2005

  1. Does Teaching Enhance Research in Economics?
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (2), 172-176 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. In: Richard P. Chait, Editors, The Questions of Tenure, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA (2002) pp. 334+xii, Price $35.00 (cloth)
    Economics of Education Review, 2005, 24, (2), 237-239 Downloads
  3. Using the Nobel Laureates in Economics to Teach Quantitative Methods
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2005, 36, (3), 261-277 Downloads

2004

  1. Changing Incentives and Time Allocations for Academic Economists: Results from 1995 and 2000 National Surveys
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2004, 35, (1), 89-97 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Economics for a Higher Education
    International Review of Economic Education, 2004, 3, (1), 52-62 Downloads View citations (17)
  3. Good-byE old, hello new in teaching economics
    Australasian Journal of Economics Education (AJEE), 2004, 1, (1), 5-17 Downloads View citations (8)

2003

  1. The Instructional Use and Teaching Preparation of Graduate Students in U.S. Ph.D.-Granting Economics Departments
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (2), 449-454 Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Teaching Quantitative Methods in Economics: Alternatives to Theorem and Proof and Chalk and Talk
    Economic Analysis and Policy, 2002, 32, (2), 159-180 Downloads

2001

  1. Student performance, attrition, and class size given missing student data
    Economics of Education Review, 2001, 20, (4), 377-388 Downloads View citations (24)
  2. Teaching Economics at the Start of the 21st Century: Still Chalk-and-Talk
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (2), 446-451 Downloads View citations (43)
  3. Teaching Methods in U.S. Undergraduate Economics Courses
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2001, 32, (3), 269-279 Downloads View citations (29)
  4. Teaching Statistics and Econometrics to Undergraduates
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2001, 15, (4), 169-182 Downloads View citations (13)

2000

  1. Online Teaching Resources: A New Journal Section
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2000, 31, (1), 3-7 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Teaching Economics in the 21st Century
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2000, 14, (1), 109-119 Downloads View citations (47)

1999

  1. Carl Shapiro and Hal R. Varian. Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business School Press, 1999. x + 352 pp
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1999, 30, (2), 189-190 Downloads
  2. Peter Kennedy, A Guide to Econometrics. 4th ed. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998. xii + 468 pp
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1999, 30, (1), 89-90 Downloads
  3. Technology and the Teaching of Economics to Undergraduates
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1999, 30, (3), 194-199 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The Relationship between Multiple Choice and Essay Response Questions in Assessing Economics Understanding
    The Economic Record, 1999, 75, (231), 348-57 View citations (9)
  5. Turning Merit Scores into Salaries
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1999, 30, (4), 420-426 Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Who Teaches with More Than Chalk and Talk?
    Eastern Economic Journal, 1999, 25, (3), 343-356 Downloads

1998

  1. Engaging Students in Quantitative Analysis with Short Case Examples from the Academic and Popular Press
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (2), 480-86 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Standards and Testing: Another View
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1998, 29, (2), 183-186 Downloads

1997

  1. Teaching Economics to Undergraduates
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1997, 35, (3), 1347-1373 Downloads View citations (74)

1996

  1. Chalk and Talk: A National Survey on Teaching Undergraduate Economics
    American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (2), 448-53 Downloads View citations (52)
  2. Paying the piper: Productivity, incentives, and financing in U.S. higher education: Edited by, and. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1993. 335 pp. Price: U.S.$31.60 (cloth)
    Economics of Education Review, 1996, 15, (4), 445-446 Downloads
  3. Preface
    The Journal of Economic Education, 1996, 27, (2), 99-99 Downloads

1995

  1. Studies of supply and demand in higher Education: and (eds). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993, 294 pp. $45.00 (cloth)
    Economics of Education Review, 1995, 14, (1), 93-95 Downloads
  2. Teaching Tools: Teaching Methods in Undergraduate Economics
    Economic Inquiry, 1995, 33, (4), 692-700 View citations (12)
  3. The measurement and cost of removing unexplained gender differences in faculty salaries
    Economics of Education Review, 1995, 14, (3), 209-220 Downloads View citations (2)

1994

  1. Achievement Differences on Multiple-Choice and Essay Tests in Economics
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 193-96 Downloads View citations (8)

1992

  1. A Graphical Exposition of the Ordered Probit
    Econometric Theory, 1992, 8, (1), 127-131 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. The learning effect of assessment and evaluation in high school
    Economics of Education Review, 1992, 11, (2), 107-118 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1991

  1. An Agenda for Research on Economic Education in Colleges and Universities
    American Economic Review, 1991, 81, (2), 26-31 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. The semilogarithmic earnings equation and its use in assessing salary discrimination in academe
    Economics of Education Review, 1991, 10, (4), 323-332 Downloads View citations (3)

1990

  1. Data Loss from Pretest to Posttest as a Sample Selection Problem
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1990, 72, (1), 184-88 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Research on High School Economic Education
    American Economic Review, 1990, 80, (2), 14-22 Downloads View citations (9)

1988

  1. Assessing personnel practices in higher education: A misleading note of caution
    Economics of Education Review, 1988, 7, (4), 445-449 Downloads

1987

  1. Teaching Statistical Methods to Undergraduate Economics Students
    American Economic Review, 1987, 77, (2), 18-23 Downloads View citations (3)

1986

  1. Assessing personnel practices in higher education: A case study in the hiring of females
    Economics of Education Review, 1986, 5, (3), 265-272 Downloads View citations (4)

1985

  1. Financing higher education: Edited by John C. Hoy and Melvin H. Bernstein. Boston, MA: Auburn House Publishing, 1982. pp. 200 + xx. Price: U.S.$19.95 (cloth)
    Economics of Education Review, 1985, 4, (2), 153-155 Downloads

1982

  1. Behavior and Productivity Implications of Institutional and Project Funding of Research: Comment
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1982, 64, (3), 595-598 Downloads
  2. The Educational Process and Student Achievement Given Uncertainty in Measurement
    American Economic Review, 1982, 72, (1), 229-36 Downloads View citations (24)

1980

  1. Pooled Cross-Section, Time-Series Evaluation
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (2), 35-40 Downloads

1979

  1. Professorial Behavior Given a Stochastic Reward Structure
    American Economic Review, 1979, 69, (5), 1010-17 Downloads View citations (16)

1977

  1. Relativistic charged particles in the field of an electromagnetic plane wave in a medium
    Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 1977, 87, (3), 601-613 Downloads

1976

  1. The Teacher Training Program for New Ph.D.s
    American Economic Review, 1976, 66, (2), 229-33 Downloads

1975

  1. Determinants of the United States Currency-Demand Deposit Ratio
    Journal of Finance, 1975, 30, (1), 57-74 Downloads View citations (6)

Edited books

2006

  1. Teaching Economics
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (1)

2002

  1. Incentive-Based Budgeting Systems in Public Universities
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (1)

1998

  1. Teaching Economics to Undergraduates
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads View citations (8)

1995

  1. Assessing Educational Practices: The Contribution of Economics, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (1)
 
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