Academic Research

Academic Research

Eric Thompson

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Eric Thompson

W.W. Marshall Associate Professor of Economics, Director of the Bureau of Business Research
Ph.D., Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1992 B.A., Public Policy, University of Chicago, 1986

Dr. Eric C. Thompson is an associate professor of economics and the director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Thompson’s research examines the sources and consequences of state and local economic growth and the economics of infrastructure. Though his work at the Bureau, Thompson provides economists with practical opportunities to conduct applied economic research and trains economics and business students to conduct of applied research on timely economic and business topics.
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W.W. Marshall Associate Professor of Economics, Director of the Bureau of Business Research

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David Rosenbaum

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David I. Rosenbaum

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin--Madison

David Rosenbaum is a professor of economics at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and bachelor’s in economics at the University of Maryland. His research has led to nearly 50 publications covering topics in industrial organization, labor economics, and forensic economics.

Rosenbaum has been involved in a number of funded projects, including a variety of cost-benefit analyzes, as well as evaluations of several policy programs. He is also the consulting economist to the Nebraska Public Service Commission, where he has testified several times on telecommunications-related matters.
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Younjun Kim

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Younjun Kim

Post Doctorate Research Associate
PhD, Iowa State University, 2015
MA, Seoul National University, 2009
BA, Seoul National University, 2004
Younjun Kim received his Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University in 2015. His major fields are regional economics and behavioral and experimental economics. In particular, his research topics are regional economic development, firm location choice, and choices under risk. His research has been published in Journal of Regional Economics and Annual Review of Resource Economics
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Post Doctorate Research Associate

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Working Papers

  • Saenz, M., Thompson, E. C., Gender and Policy Roles in Farm Household Diversification in Zambia.
  • Khanzhyn, V., Thompson, E. C., In search of the illusive growth hill.
  • Thompson, E. C., Konou, C., The Local Economic Impact of the Farm Boom: An Econometric Approach.
  • Anderson, J. E., Thompson, E. C., Tran, V., Agricultural Subsidies and Non-Farm Entrepreneurship Choice.
  • Bikienga, S., Rosenbaum, D. I., Thompson, E., Human Capital Premiums across US States - 1990-2013.
  • Thompson, E. C., Asarta Pedraza, C., Zhang, Z., LeMarie, F., The Role of Parental Experience in Entrepreneurship Choice among Adults.
  • Hartman, H. B., Fuess, S., M., McEntaffer, M. Thompson, E. C., Green Jobs for Displaced Workers?
  • Thompson, E. C., Fuess, S. M., McEntaffer, M., Hartman, H. B., To switch or not to switch: a study on the factors influencing industry switching during the Great Recession.