2006 Sessions for David J. Hoaas

10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Session 23B
Economic History

Session Chairs:

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"
Harold R. Christensen, Centenary College of Louisiana (Contact Author)

"Forty Acres and (No) Mule: Evaluating the Impact of Free Land on the Outcomes of Former Slaves"
Melinda Miller, University of Michigan (Contact Author)

"Explaining Bankruptcy: An Analysis of State Bankruptcy Rates"
Bradley A. Hansen, University of Mary Washington
Mary Eschelbach Hansen, American University (Contact Author)

"The Rise and Decline of Cities"
David Cuberes, Clemson University (Contact Author)

"Hayek at Arkansas"
David E.R. Gay, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville (Contact Author)


Wayne A. Grove, Le Moyne College
David J. Hoaas, Centenary College

8:00 - 9:45 a.m.
Session 107G
Performance: The Role of Teaching, Technology, Promotions, and Liquidity

Session Chairs:

Kalpana Pai, Texas Wesleyan University


"The Producers: Further Evidence on the Influence of Teaching on Scholarly Productivity for Active Scholars"
Susan Washburn Taylor, Millsaps College (Contact Author)
Blakely Fox Fender, Millsaps College
Kimberly Gladden Burke, Millsaps College

"Corporate Liquidity and Equity Returns"
Fang Wang, West Virginia University (Contact Author)

"The Impact of Information Technology Investments on Railroad Performance: An Application of Data Envelopment Analysis"
Kalpana Pai, Texas Wesleyan University (Contact Author)
Melinda Cline, Texas Wesleyan University

"The Effect of Promotions on Attendance at Major League Baseball Games: Evidence From the 2005 Season"
Anthony G. Barilla, Georgia Southern University (Contact Author)
Kathleen Gruben, Georgia Southern University
William Levernier, Georgia Southern University


Eric R. Dodge, Hanover College and Hanover College
David J. Hoaas, Centenary College