Dr. Carl Parker

Carl Parker

Chair and Professor

McCartney Hall 203D
(785) 628-4465
cparker@fhsu.edu

Degrees:
Ph.D. in Economics, Oklahoma State University, 1971
M.S. in Economics, Utah State University, 1967
B.S. in Economics, Utah State University, 1965


Courses Taught:

Principles of Economics
Business Research and Quantitative Methods

Fields of Specialization:
Labor market analysis, labor relations, economic impact studies, cost benefit analysis, and statistical and econometric modeling, estimation and evaluation.

Other Professional Activity:
Senior Policy Fellow with the Docking Institute of Public Affairs
Director of Employee Relations for Fort Hays State University
Member of the national economics honor society, Omicron Delta Epsilon, the national business honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma, and the American Economic Association

Publications:

"Faculty Retirement in a Period of Economic Expansion vs. Economic Contraction," Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2012. (Co-authored with Kathleen Arano)

"Quality and Growth Implications of Incremental Costing Models for Distance Education Units," Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring 2010. (Co-authored with C.B. Crawford, Lawrence V. Gould, and Dennis King)

"The Phased Retirement Decision: Evidence from Kansas Regents Faculty," Southwestern Economic Review, Vol. 37, No. 1, Spring 2010. (Co-authored with Kathleen Arano and Owen Parker)

"Gender Based Risk Aversion and Retirement Asset Allocation," Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, No. 1, January 2010. (Co-authored with Kathleen Arano and Rory Terry)

"How Does Employment Affect Academic Performance Among College Students?" Journal of Economics, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2008. (Co-authored with Kathleen Arano)

The Economic Impact of Fort Hays State University on the Local Economy: Fiscal Year 2007, Fort Hays State University, Spring 2008. (Co-authored with Tom Johansen)

"Cost-Benefit Model for Substance Abuse Treatment Programs," Journal of Business and Leadership, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2007. (Co-authored with Tom Johansen)

"Modeling Credit Card Borrowing by Students," Southwestern Economic Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, Spring 2007. (Co-authored with Kathleen Arano)

The Economic Impact of Fort Hays State University on the Local Economy: Fiscal Year 2005, Fort Hays State University, Spring 2006. (Co-authored with Tom Johansen)

"Retirement Plans, Attitudes, and Expectations of Kansas Board of Regents Faculty," a monograph published in Fort Hays Studies, Fourth Series, Number 1, Spring 2005. (Co-authored with Bill Rickman, Rory Terry, and Tom Johansen)

"The Efficacy of University Retirement Incentive Programs: Evidence from Kansas Regents Faculty," Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 2005. (Co-authored with Bill Rickman)

The Economic Impact of Fort Hays State University on the Local Economy: Fiscal Year 2003, Fort Hays State University, Spring 2004.


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