Sports Economics

"March Madness: NCAA Tournament Participation and College Alcohol Use" [Open Access]
(with Dustin White and Ben Cowan)
Contemporary Economic Policy, 37(3): 449461, 2019.
Media Coverage: [Associated PressThe Conversation, Washington PostHigher Education Center]

 

"Rivalries in US Professional Soccer"
International Journal of Sport Finance, 13(2): 105118, 2018.

 

"A Case for Complements? Location and Attendance in Major League Soccer"
Applied Economics Letters, 25(7): 442446, 2018.

 

"Pundits: The confidence trick: Better confident than right?" [open access]
(with Ben Smith)
Significance, 10(4): 1518, August 2013.
Media Coverage: [ESPN's Pardon the Interruption, Inc, The Telegraph, MarketWatch, Business Insider, NPR.]

General Pedagogy

"The Role of Relevance in Economics Education: A Survey" [open access]
(with Abdullah Al-Bahrani, Kim Holder, and Darshak Patel)
Journal for Economic Educators, 21(1), 1134.

"Economics in a Crisis: A Cautious Approach to Being Relevant" [open access]
(with Abdullah Al-Bahrani)
Journal of Economics Teaching, 5(4), 142151, 2021.

"Facilitating Student Connections and Study Partners During Periods of Remote and Online Learning" [open access]
(with Wayne Geerling and Nicola Thomas)
Journal of Economics Teaching, 5(2): 114, 2020.

"Economics is a Kahoot!" [Online resource available]
(with Charity-Joy Acchiardo and Dirk Mateer)
The Journal of Economics Education, 51(34): 380, 2020.

"Improving Student Performance through Loss Aversion"
(with Ben Smith, Rebekah Shrader, Dustin White, John Dogbey, Steve Nath, Michael O'Hara, Nan Xu, and Robert Rosenman) 
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, 5(4): 278288, 2019.

"Create random assignments: A cloud-based tool to help implement alternative teaching materials"
(with Ben Smith
The Journal of Economic Education, 49(3): 297, 2018.

Teaching with Media

"Teaching Economics with Scenes from Moneyball" [open access]
(with Dustin R. White)
Journal for Economics Educators, 21(2), 31–37, 2021.

"Breaking Down the Language Barrier: Using Pop Culture from Across the Globe to Teach Microeconomics" [open access]

(with Wayne Geerling, Dirk Mateer, and Florencia Gabriele)
Journal for Economics Educators, 21(2), 1–20, 2021.

"Teaching Economics with Breaking Bad" [Online resources available]
(with Steve Muchiri, and Mihai Paraschiv)
Online First at Journal of Economics Teaching.

"Diversifying the Use of Pop Culture in the Classroom: Using K-pop to Teach Principles of Economics"

(with Wayne Geerling and Angelito Calma)

International Review of Economics Education, 38, 100220, 2020.

"Teaching Principles of Microeconomics the Economics Media Library" [open access]
(with Kelsi Hobbs)
Applied Economics Teaching Resources, 3(1), 3757, 2021.

"Have Coase – Will Travel: New Ways to Teach Coase Using Old Media[open access]
(with Jon Murphy and John Schuler)
Journal of Private Enterprise, 35(4), 7186, 2020.

"Integrating Discussion and Digital Media to Increase Classroom Interaction" 
International Review of Economics Education, 33, 100174, 2020.

"Adam Ruins Everything, Except Economics" [open access]
(with James Tierney)
Journal of Economics and Finance Education, 18(1), 3453, 2019

"An In-Class Experiment to Teach Marginal Revenue Product Using the Baseball Labor Market and Moneyball" [open access]
(with Dustin White)

Journal of Economics Teaching, 3(1): 115133, 2018. 

 

"Economics Within ABC's Modern Family" [Online resources available]
(with Kalina Staub and Susan Reilly) 
The Journal of Economics Education, 51(2), 210, 2020. 

"Teaching Economics Using NBC's Parks and Recreation" [Online resources available]
(with Kalina Staub).
The Journal of Economic Education, 50(1): 8788, 2019. 

"Economics Media Library" [Online resources available]
The Journal of Economic Education, 49(4): 364365, 2018. 

"Lesson Plans for Teaching Economics with The Big Bang Theory" [Open access, Online resources available]
(with James Tierney, Dirk Mateer, Ben Smith, and Wayne Geerling)
Journal of Economics Teaching, 3(1): 162184, 2018. 

Art of Econ: Incorporating the Arts Through Active Learning Assessments in Principles Courses [open access]
(with Abdullah Al-Bahrani, Kim Holder, and Darshak Patel)
Journal of Economics and Finance Education, 15(2): 116, 2016.

Bazinganomics: Economics of The Big Bang Theory [Online resource available]
(with James Tierney, Dirk Mateer, Ben Smith, and Wayne Geerling)

The Journal of Economic Education, 47(2): 192, 2016.

Other Publications

"Parks and Recreation and Economics"

Oxford: Routledge, 2021. 

"Book Review: Review: Money: The True Story of a Made-Up Thing, by Jacob Goldstein"
Online access at The American Economist, 2021.

"Teaching Marginal Revenue Product Using Moneyball"

"This Class is a Kahoot! Using Kahoot to Test Student Knowledge in Class"

"Incorporating Media into the Sports Economics Curriculum"

Forthcoming edited chapters in Teaching Sports Economics (V. Matheson and A. Fenn)

Work in Progress

"Using Superstore to Supplement Instruction of the National Labor Relations Act"
(with Philip Miles)

Working paper available at SSRN.

"The Most Magical Way to Teach Economics"

(with Michael Jaeger)

Working paper available upon request.

"Lesson Plans for Teaching with Parks and Recreation"

(with Kalina Staub)

Working paper available upon request.