Faculty in Colgate’s economics department contribute significant research to their fields—often in collaboration with their students—ranking in the top 10 for US Economics Departments at Liberal Arts Colleges according to IDEAS/RePec.
Students who wish to contribute to economics research at Colgate should contact one of the faculty members listed below to inquire about opportunities for collaboration. Professors may also be willing to advise and mentor a student with an independent research interest.
Recent Student Publications
- Liu, Xintong and Yang Song. 2020. “Comparing the Ethnicity Proxy and Residual Method: Applications to the State-level DREAM Acts and DACA.” Eastern Economic Journal 46(1): 82-101.
- Cremin, Caitlin R. and Benjamin C. Anderson. 2019. "Commitment and Satisfaction on the Field and in the Classroom: A Case Study of Student Athlete Experiences at a Liberal Arts College." Applied Economics 51(9): 858-880.
- Hines, Annie and Nicole Simpson. 2019. "Migration, Remittances, and Human Capital Investment in Kenya." Economic Notes: Review of Banking, Finance, and Monetary Economics (Special Issues on Migrant Remittances) 48(3): e12142.
- Oliver, Kayla M. and Thomas R. Michl. 2019. "Combating Hysteresis in a Three-Equation Model." Review of Keynesian Economics 7(1): 6-27.
- Gropper, Catherine C. and Benjamin C. Anderson. 2018. "Sellout, Blackout, or Get Out: The Impacts of the 2012 Policy Change on TV Blackouts and Attendance in the NFL." Journal of Sports Economics 19(4): 522-561.
- Gu, Emily and Chad Sparber. 2017. "The Native-Born Occupational Skill Response to Immigration within Education and Experience Cells." Eastern Economic Journal 43(3): 426-450.
- Steigleder, Quinn and Chad Sparber. 2017. "The Effect of Legal Status on Immigrant Wages and Occupational Skills." Applied Economics Letters 24(2): 80-84.
Faculty Research Specialties
|Benjamin Anderson||Sports Economics, Industrial Organization (applied to agricultural and food industries and R&D)|
|Fatima Aqeel||Gender and Household Economics, Development Economics|
|Dominique Brabant||International Economics, Macroeconomics, International Finance|
|Carolina Castilla||Gender and Household Economics, Development Economics, Behavioral Economics|
|Michael Connolly||Banking, Macro-finance, Mortgage Finance|
|Isla Globus-Harris||Environmental Economics, Microeconomics, Game Theory|
|Michael Haines||American Economic History, European Economic History, Population Economics|
|Rich Higgins||Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Bayesian Econometrics|
|Takao Kato||Labor Economics, Corporate Governance, Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, East Asian Economies (in particular Japanese Economy)|
|Jyoti Khanna||Public Economics, Provision of Public Goods, Nonprofit Organization|
|Rick Klotz||Environmental Economics: Climate, Energy, and Environmental policies|
|Erik Lillethun||Game Theory, Information Markets, Strategic Information Acquisition, Law and Economics|
|Matthew Makofske||Industrial Organization, Law and Economics, Regulation|
|David Murphy||Microeconomic Development, Social Capital & Networks, Experimental Economics|
|Seonyoung Park||Macroeconomics, Labor Economics, Economic Growth|
|Dean Scrimgeour||Macroeconomics, Monetary Policy, Economic Growth|
|Rishi Sharma||International Trade, International Taxation, Public Finance, Nepalese Economy|
|Nicole Simpson||Immigration, Macroeconomics, the EITC, Education, Poverty|
|Yang Song||Education, development economics, behavioral economics, Chinese economy|
|Chad Sparber||Immigration, Labor Economics, International Economics, Urban Economics|