Department of Economics


Juliet Elu  
Chair & Charles E. Merrill Professor
Ph.D. University of Utah 
Leadership Center 108 


David Poyer
Associate Professor
Leadership Center 110
Educational Background: Ph.D. Economics, University of Buffalo; B.S. Chemistry, Howard University 
Areas of Expertise: Energy Economics; Econometrics; Business Cycle Theory


Gregory Price
Charles E. Merrill Professor
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Leadership Center 120 

Selected Publications
Bodenhorn, Howard., Carolyn Moehling, and Gregory N. Price. 2012.  "Short Criminals: Stature and Crime in Early America," Journal of Law and Economics, 55: pp. 393-419.

Price, Gregory N. 2012.  "Race, Trust in Government, and Self-Employment," American Economist,57: pp. 171 - 188.

Price, Gregory N., William Spriggs and Omari Swinton. 2011.  "The Relative Returns To Graduating From a Historically Black College/University: Propensity Score Matching Estimates From The National Survey of Black Americans," Review of Black Political Economy, 38: pp. 103 - 130.

Elu, Juliet and Gregory N. Price. 2010. "Does China Transfer Productivity Enhancing Technology To Sub-Saharan Africa? Evidence From Manufacturing Firms," African Development Review, 22: pp. 587 - 589.

Price, Gregory N., and William A. Darity. 2010. "The Economics of Race and Eugenic Sterilization in North Carolina: 1958 1968," Economics and Human Biology, 8: pp. 261 - 272.

Price, Gregory N. 2009. "Obesity and Crime: Is There a Relationship?" Economics Letters, 3: pp. 149 - 152.

Price, Gregory N., William A. Darity, and Alvin E. Headen Jr. 2008. "Does The Stigma of Slavery Explain the Maltreatment of Blacks by Whites? The Case of Lynchings," Journal of Socio-Economics, 37: pp. 167 - 193.

Working Paper
"Educational Quality and the Returns to a Baccalaureate Degree for Minorities in China"

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Mona Ray
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Clemson University
Leadership Center 114

Curriculum Vitae

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Miesha Williams
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Economics University of Alabama
Leadership Center 122


Administrative Assistant I
Leadership Center 104