Euromed Business School
- PhD, Economics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA, “Three Essays on Urban Consumer Service Firms: Evidence from Yelp”
- B.S., Economics and Mathematics Interdisciplinary, Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN, USA
Assistant Professor of Economics : Public Economics, Urban & Regional Economics, Local Economic Development.
Assistant Professor of Economics, School of Business, Georgia Gwinnett College.
“Consolidated City-County Governments and Economic Stability” (With Amir Neto) (2022). Economics of Governance, 1-24.
“United We Feel Stronger? On the Olympics and Political Ideology” (With Yang Zhou) (2022). Economics of Governance, 1-30.
“Money is Money: The Economic Impact of BerkShares” (With Yang Zhou) (2022). Ecological Economics, 192:107255.
“The Location of Urban Healthcare Services: Evidence from Phoenix Yelp Reviews” (With Jane Ruseski) (2021). Southern Economic Journal, 1-26.
“Frustrated Customers: The Effect of Unexpected Emotional Cues on Yelp Reviews” (2021). Journal of Sport Management, 35(3): 203-215.
“Reaching for the Stars: Spatial Competition and Consumer Reviews” (2020). Atlantic Economic Journal, 48(3): 339-353.
“The Economic Impact of City-County Consolidations: A Synthetic Control Approach” (With Joshua Hall and Yang Zhou) (2020). Public Choice, 184(1): 43-77.
“The Political Economy of the USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service” (2019). Economic Development Quarterly, 33(3):203-211.
“Rent-Seeking in the Classroom and Textbooks: Where are we after 50 Years?” (With Joshua Hall and Amir Neto). (2019) Public Choice, 181:71-82.
“Regionalization and Consolidation of Municipal Taxes and Services” (With Joshua Hall and Yang Zhou) (2018). Review of Regional Studies, 48:245-262.
“The Political Economy of Brexit: Explaining the Vote” (With Yang Zhou) (2017). Applied Economics Letters, 24(16):1131-1134.
“Does Crime Affect Entrepreneurship? A Discussion of the Current Literature” (With Amanda Ross) (2016). Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 5(3):254-272.
“Consolidated city-county governments and economic stability”, Public Choice Society Meetings Nashville, TN, USA, 2022
“Consolidated City-County Governments and Economic Stability”, Economics of Governance Polycentrism vs Gargantua in Municipal Governance Workshop, Online, 2021
“Money is Money: The Economic Impact of BerkShares”, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Online, 2020
“The Location of Urban Healthcare Services: Evidence from Phoenix Yelp Reviews”, ISFE Free Markets and Healthcare Research Workshop, Online, 2020
“Frustrated Customers: The Effect of Unexpected Emotional Cues on Yelp Reviews”, Eastern Economic Association Conference, Boston, MA, USA, 2020
“Reaching for the Stars: Spatial Competition and Consumer Reviews”, Annual Midwest Graduate Student Summit on Applied Economics and Regional and Urban Studies, Morgantown, WV, USA, 2018
“Votes or Violations: Enforcement Cycles in Sheriff Elections”, Public Choice Society Meetings, Charleston, SC, USA, 2018
“The Spatial Distribution of Consumer Services Firms in an Urban Area: Evidence from Yelp Reviews”, Southern Economic Association Conference, Tampa, FL, USA, 2017
“The Concentration of Consumer Services within an Urban Area”, North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Vancouver, Canada, 2017
“The Political Economy of the USDA Rural Business Cooperative Service”, Public Choice Society Meetings, New Orleans, LA, USA, 2017
“Regionalization of Municipal Taxes and Services”, International Conference of Prices & Markets, Toronto, Canada, 2016
“Does Crime Affect Business Location Decisions? A Discussion of the Current Literature”, Association of Private Enterprise Education, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 2016
Digital and Gig Economics – Financial Mathematics – International Economics - Macroeconomics.