Reporting Professional Activities


Reynolda Campus


I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II. Papers and Presentations

III. Editorships, Offices and Consultancies

IV. External Grants Received


I.  Publications, Performances, Exhibits


Chen, Frederick H.

(2003) "Unraveling in a dynamic matching market with Nash bargaining," Economics Bulletin, Vol. 3 no. 17 pp. 1-6.



Cottrell, Allin F.

“Value's Law, Value's Metric,” in A. Freeman, A. Kliman and J.Wells (eds), The New Value Controversy and the Foundations of Economics, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2004.



Frey, Donald E.

Review: God and Mammon: Protestants, Money, and the Market, 1790-1860. Mark A. Noll (ed). Published by Economic History Services (January 2004)


Review: American Foundations: An Investigative History. By Mark Dowie. Published by Economic History Services (July 2003).


Review: Reallocating Resources: How to Boost Student Achievement without Asking for More. By Allan Odden and Sarah Archibald. In Economics of Education Review Vol 22 (2003), pp. 644-5.



Hammond, Daniel

Introduction and Summary to “Roundtable on the Historiography of Institutional Economics,” (with Warren J. Samuels) Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, W. J. Samuels and J. E. Biddle, eds., pp. 175-77, vol. 22-A, New York: Elsevier, 2004.


“Reflections on Institutional and Chicago Economics,” in Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology,  W. J. Samuels and J. E. Biddle, eds., pp. 211-15, vol. 22-A, New York: Elsevier, 2004.


Review of Kevin D. Hoover, Causality in Macroeconomics, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 25 (September 2003): 369-72.


Review of Sherryl Davis Kasper, The Revival of Laissez-Faire in American Macroeconomic Theory: A Case Study of the Pioneers, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 26 (March 2004): 132-34.



Heckelman, Jac C.

“A Spatial Model of U.S. Senate Elections,” Public Choice 118: 87-103, 2004


“The Secret Ballot Protects the Incumbency Advantage,” The Independent Review 8: 419-425, 2004


“Are Public Choice Scholars Different?” (with Robert Whaples) PS: Political Science and Politics 36: 797-799, 2003


“Interest Groups and Investment: A Further Test of the Olson Hypothesis,” (with Dennis Coates) Public Choice 117: 333-340, 2003


“Probabilistic Borda Rule Voting,” Social Choice and Welfare 21: 455-468, 2003


“And a Hockey Game a Broke Out: Crime and Punishment in the NHL,” (with Andrew Yates) Economic Inquiry 41: 705-712, 2003


Review of “From Liberty to Democracy: The Transformation of American Government,” Public Choice 119: 255-258, 2004



Lawlor, Michael S.

“Biotechnology and Government Funding: Economic Motivation and Policy Models.” Published in John Duca and Mine Yucel, editors, Science and Cents: Exploring the Economics of Biothechnology. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, 2003


“Dewey and Economic Reality,” in Elias Khalil, editor, Dewey, Postmodernism and Beyond. New York, Routledge.



Patterson, Perry L.

“Economic Reflections Inspired by Professor DeShazer’s Anthology of Women’s Literature,” pp. 16-23 in The Philomathesian, Wake Forest University, Volume IX, Number 2, Fall 2003.



Whaples, Robert M.

1. Editor, EH.NET’s Encyclopedia of Economic and Business History. (Contents by the end of June 2004 exceed 1000 pages.)

2. Study Guide to Accompany Microeconomics by Jeffrey Perloff (Third Edition, with Charles Mason), Addison-Wesley-Longman, 2003.



Whaples, Robert M. (continued)

1. “Workers’ Compensation,” “Estate Tax,” “Unemployment,” “Social Security,” and  “Parental Choice in Education,” in Dictionary of American History, edited by Stanley Kutler, 2003.

2. “Are Public Choice Scholars Different?” (with Jac Heckelman), PS: Political Science and Politics, Vol. 36, no. 4, October 2003.

3. “An Economic History of Retirement,” in Lois Vitt, editor, ­Encyclopedia of Retirement and Finance, Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT, 2003.

4. “American Economic Association,” “Consumer Price Index,” and “Microeconomics,” in Cynthia Northrup, editor, The American Economy: A Historical Encyclopedia, 2003.


Book Reviews written this year:

1. Imports, Exports, and Jobs: What Does Trade Mean for Employment and Job Loss? by Lori G. Kletzer, Choice: Current Reviews of Academic. Books.

2. Corruption and Reform in the Teamsters Union by David Witwer, Business History.

3. Can Labor Standards Improve under Globalization? by Kimberly Ann Elliott and Richard B. Freeman, Choice: Current Reviews of Academic Books.

4. Souls of the City: Religion and the Search for Community in Postwar America by Etan Diamond, H-Catholic.

5. Public Pensions: Gender and Civic Service in the States, 1850-1937 by Susan M. Sterett, Choice: Current Reviews of Academic Books.

6. The Future of the American Labor Movement by Hoyt N. Wheeler, Review of Political Economy.

7. A Dictionary of Economics by John Black, EH.NET.

8. The Decline of US Labor Unions and the Role of Trade by Robert E. Baldwin, Choice: Current Reviews of Academic Books. 

9. Economics, Bureaucracy, and Race: How Keynesians Misguided the War on Poverty by Judith Russell, Choice: Current Reviews of Academic Books.

10. Ivy and Industry: Business and the Making of the American University, 1880-1980 by Christopher Newfield, Choice: Current Reviews of Academic Books.

11. The Coming Generational Storm: What You Need to Know about America's Economic Future by Laurence J. Kotlikoff and Scott Burns, Choice: Current Reviews of Academic Books.




II.  Papers and Presentations


Hammond, Daniel

Organizer and session chair, “Roundtable: Historiography of Institutionalism,” History of Economics Society, Durham, NC, July 6, 2003


Paper presenter, “Prediction as the Goal of Economic Analysis,” at conference on “The Methodology of Positive Economics: Milton Friedman’s Essay at 50,” Erasmus Institute for Economics and Philosophy, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, December 12, 2003.




Heckelman, Jac C.

“Senate Elections with Independent Candidates,” Public Choice Society, March 2004; West Virginia University, February 2004


“Gone in a Puff of Smoke: Rejection of the 1930 Oregon Constitutional Amendment to Ban Cigarettes,” Southern Economics Association, November 2003




III.  Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies


Hammond, Daniel

Editorial Board, Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

Executive Committee (Past President), History of Economics Society.



Moorhouse, John C.

Member Editorial Board of  Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics



Whaples, Robert M.

Book Review Editor, EH.NET


BB&T Bank, taught one-week course for BB&T Banking School at Wake Forest University (July 2003)




IV.  External Grants Received


Hammond, Daniel


Milton Friedman


Mr. Stanley Frank

$  Requested:


$  Funded:




Heckelman, Jac C.


American Founding: Motivation of the Framers at the Constitution Convention



$  Requested:


$  Funded:

No decision yet



Lawlor, Michael S.



Cost Effectiveness of Obesity Interventions



$  Requested:

10% if salary for 2-3 years

$  Funded:

None yet, see Professor Rajeski