10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
David E.R. Gay, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
"A Comparative Evaluation of the Economic Impact of the Illinois Central Railroad on Illinois Rural land Values 1860 Through 1910"
"Forty Acres and (No) Mule: Evaluating the Impact of Free Land on the Outcomes of Former Slaves"
"Explaining Bankruptcy: An Analysis of State Bankruptcy Rates"
"The Rise and Decline of Cities"
"Hayek at Arkansas"
Wayne A. Grove, Le Moyne College
8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Performance: The Role of Teaching, Technology, Promotions, and Liquidity
Kalpana Pai, Texas Wesleyan University
"The Producers: Further Evidence on the Influence of Teaching on Scholarly Productivity for Active Scholars"
"Corporate Liquidity and Equity Returns"
"The Impact of Information Technology Investments on Railroad Performance: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis"
"The Effect of Promotions on Attendance at Major League Baseball Games: Evidence From the 2005 Season"
Eric R. Dodge, Hanover College and Hanover College