Assistant Professor of Economics
Phone: (706) 290-2688
- Ph.D., Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- B.A., Economics, Capital University
- International Development
- Health Economics
- International Health Economics
- Economic Development and Program Evaluation
- Applied Microeconometrics
Refereed Journal Articles:
- “Reinterpreting the Relationship Between Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Economic Growth”. Journal of Private Enterprise: 25(1), 2009.
- Also appearing in Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences, Joshua Hall and Robert Lawson (eds.). New York: Nova Science, 2011.
- “Do Gas Stations Raise the Price of Gasoline on the Weekend or Holidays?” with Robert Lawson and Joshua Hall. Atlantic Economic Journal : 35(1), March 2007.
- “Testing the Alchian-Allen Theorem: A Study of Consumer Behavior in the Gasoline Market,” with Robert Lawson. Economics Bulletin: 35(4), 2006.
- Contributing staff, 2006 Bangladesh Urban Health Survey. National Institute of Population Research and Training (NIPORT), MEASURE Evaluation, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B), and Associates for Community and Population Research (ACPR). Dhaka, Bangladesh and Chapel Hill, NC, USA: 2008.
- “Paging Dr. Hibbert: What ‘The Simpsons’ Can Teach Us About Health Economics”. Invited book chapter to appear in Homer Economicus: The Simpsons and Economics. New York: Wiley, forthcoming 2012.
Selected Conference Participation:
- “Location, Fertility, and Early Childhood Health Choices in Urban Bangladesh: Does Facility Placement Matter?” Presented at the Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association. November, 2010.
- Invited Participant, Southeastern Health Economics Study Group. University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, October, 2010.
- “The Relationship between Location and Preventive Care Choice among Urban Residents of Bangladesh”. Presented at the Biennial Conference of the American Society of Health Economists (ASHE), Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. July, 2010.
- “Reinterpreting the Relationship between Social Cohesion, Institutions, and Economic Growth”. Presented at the 2009 Annual Meetings of the Midwest Economics Association.
- "The Impact of the TRIPS Agreement on the Research and Development Practices of Pharmaceutical Firms in India". Presented at the 2007 Annual Appalachian Spring Conference in World History and Economics.