(This version of the program contains all changes/corrections received as of November 22, 2004.)

 

NOTE: Program changes received after September 24 WILL NOT be reflected in the Final Printed Program.

 

 

Preliminary Announcement of the Program

 

ANNUAL MEETING

ALLIED SOCIAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATIONS

 

EXPANDING THE FRONTIERS OF ECONOMICS

 

Philadelphia, PA, January 7-9, 2005

 

 

 

Friday, January 7, 2005

 

Jan. 7, 8:00 am

NAEE/NCEE

 

Issues in Economics Curriculum Development and Research

 

Presiding: KIM SOSIN, University of Nebraska-Omaha

 

      FEKRU DEBEBE, Educational Testing Service, and DENNIS PLACONE, Clemson University--What Do Colleges and Universities Teach in the Introductory-Level Macroeconomics Course?

 

      DAVID R. ROSS, Bryn Mawr College--How Do We Incorporate Quantitative Methods into the Economics Curriculum?

 

      DENISE ROBSON and LEE VANSCYOC, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh--Undergraduate Economics Curricula at Liberal Arts Colleges

 

      ANGELA K. DILLS and REY J. HERNANDEZ, Clemson University--Economics Transfer Students and College Quality

 

Discussants: ABDI FERDOWSI, Ferris State University

      MOHAMMAD ASHRAF, University of North Carolina-Pembroke

      TAWNI FERRARINI, Northern Michigan University

      EDWARD M. SCAHILL, University of Scranton

 

 

Jan. 7, 10:15 am

AEA

 

New Developments in High School Economics (A2)

 

Presiding: MICHAEL WATTS, Purdue University

 

      ALAN KRUEGER, Princeton University--Using a Web Questionnaire for Interactive Economics Instruction with High School Students

 

       DON R. LEET, California State University-Fresno, and JANE S. LOPUS, California State University-Hayward--A Review of High School Economics Textbooks

 

      STEPHEN BUCKLES, Vanderbilt University, and WILLIAM WALSTAD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln--The National Assessment of Educational Progress in Economics: Framework, Features, and Specifications

 

      WILLIAM WALSTAD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and MICHAEL WATTS, Purdue University--Research in Economic Education in the Schools: Findings and an Agenda

 

Discussants: RAE JEAN GOODMAN, U.S. Naval Academy

      BONNIE MESZAROS, University of Delaware

      GAIL HOYT, University of Kentucky

      CLAIRE MELICAN, National Council on Economic Education

 

 

 

Jan. 7, 2:30 pm

AEA

 

Perspectives on Research and Teaching in Economics (A2)

 

Presiding: DANIEL S. HAMERMESH, University of Texas-Austin

 

      WILLIAM E. BECKER, JR., Indiana University, and PETER KENNEDY, Simon Fraser University--Does Teaching Enhance Research in Economics?

 

      WILLIAM WALSTAD and SAM ALLGOOD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln--Research and Teaching in Economics and Other Subjects: Findings from a National Survey of Faculty

 

      RONALD G. EHRENBERG, Cornell University--An Increased Usage of Contingent Faculty Doesn't Have to Mean Less Undergraduate Student Involvement in Research

 

Discussants: JOHN J. SIEGFRIED, Vanderbilt University

      CECILIA ROUSE, Princeton University

      DAVID COLANDER, Middlebury College

 

 

Saturday, January 8, 2005

 

Jan. 8, 8:00 am

AEA

 

Active Learning Strategies for the College and University Economics Classroom--Class

Discussion After an Experiment: Making Sure That the Students Get It

 

Presiding: RACHEL CROSON, University of Pennsylvania

      MARK H. MAIER, Glendale College

      CHARLES HOLT, University of Virginia

      LISA ANDERSON, College of William and Mary

      DAVID REILEY, University of Arizona

 

 

Jan. 8, 8:00 am

HES

 

Using Writing Across the Curriculum in the History of Economics Course

(Roundtable) (A2, B0)

 

Presiding: SHERRYL KASPER, Maryville College

      BRAD BATEMAN, Grinnell College

      BRUCE CALDWELL, University of North Carolina-Greensboro

      AVI COHEN, York University

      ROSS EMMETT, Michigan State University

      SHERRYL KASPER, Maryville College

 

 

 

Jan. 8, 8:00 am

ODE

 

Frontiers in the Teaching of Economics (A2)

 

Presiding: JAMES BRADLEY, JR., University of South Carolina

 

      CATHY MINERS, LAURENCE MINERS, and KATHRYN NANTZ, Fairfield University--Matching Assessment Models to Project Goals: A Case Study in Introductory Economics Course Redesign

 

      JILL L. CAVIGLIA-HARRIS, Salisbury University--Can Attendance Requirements Improve Student Performance in Large Lectures?

 

      LEWIS SAGE, Baldwin-Wallace College--Modeling Spatial Monopoly with Undergraduates: The Map is Not the Territory

 

      GWENDOLYN ALEXANDER, Fordham University--An Experiment with Illegal Drugs: Markets, Prohibition and Elasticity

 

      THOMAS HYCLAK, Lehigh University--Blazing Trails on the Economics Curriculum Cyber Frontier: Lessons Learned from the Clipper Project

 

Discussants: THOMAS A. SWANKE, Chadron State College

      STEPHEN SCHMIDT, Union College

      JEFFREY COHEN, University of Hartford

 

 

 

Jan. 8, 10:15 am

AEA

 

Active Learning Strategies for the College and University Economics Classroom--Interactive Learning:

A New Program of Faculty Workshops and Follow-on Instruction Sponsored by the AEA Committee

on Economic Education and the National Science Foundation

 

Presiding: MICHAEL K. SALEMI, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

      MICHAEL K. SALEMI, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

      WILLIAM WALSTAD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

      KIMMARIE McGOLDRICK, University of Richmond

 

 

 

Jan. 8, 10:15 am

NAEE/NCEE

 

New Methods for Teaching Economics: A Critical Evaluation

 

Presiding: DENNIS PLACONE, Clemson University

 

      MOHAMMAD ASHRAF, University of North Carolina-Pembroke--Group Projects in the Classroom: Implications of the Envelope Theorem

 

      TAWNI FERRARINI and SANDRA POINDEXTER, Northern Michigan University--Strategic Technology Integration in Economics Courses: Guided by Long-Term Instructional Use, Pedagogical Considerations and Student Preferences

 

      CHIARA GRATTON-LAVOIE and DENISE STANLEY, California State University-Fullerton--Teaching and Learning Principles of Microeconomics Online: An Empirical Assessment

 

      LAURENCE MINERS and KATHRYN NANTZ, Fairfield University--Disrupting the Curriculum with Technology: A Blended Model for the Introductory Economics Classroom

 

Discussants: DAVID R. ROSS, Bryn Mawr College

      R.W. HAFER, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

      ANGELA K. DILLS, Clemson University

      KATHY PARKISON, Indiana University-Kokomo

 

 

Jan. 8, 2:30 pm

AEA

 

Active Learning Strategies for the College and University Economics Classroom--Poster Session:

Teaching Ideas

 

Presiding: RAE JEAN GOODMAN, U.S. Naval Academy, and MARK H. MAIER, Glendale College

 

      BARBARA BLOEMHOF, McMaster University--Facilitating Learning in a Junior/Senior Trade Course Using a Poster Assignment

 

      ALISON BUTLER, Willamette University--Fun and Games with the Government Budget: Preparations for Analyzing Budget Deficits

 

      ALISON DEL ROSSI, St. Lawrence University--Experiencing Public Sector Economics Through Community Based Learning Internships

 

      WILLIAM DAWES, Stony Brook University--Active Learning--Theirs and Yours

 

      JAMES F. HALSTEAD and ROBBY MOORE, Occidental College--Predicting the Effects of Macroeconomic Shocks and the Self-correction Mechanism: A "Hands-On" Collaborative Approach

 

      ALBERTO ISGUT and TANYA ROSENBLAT, Wesleyan University--The Ricardian Explorer Game

 

      KIMMARIE McGOLDRICK, University of Richmond--Developing a Capstone Course for the Economics Major: Payoffs and Pitfalls

 

      MARIA MINNITI and NEAL HARRIS, Babson College--Active Learning in Economics: An Integrated Approach

 

      CATHY MINERS, LAWRENCE MINERS, and KATHRYN NANTZ, Fairfield University--Student Learning of Economic Theory: Defining Undergraduate Curriculum Goals and Measuring Student Outcomes

 

      MARGARITA M. ROSE, King's College--Impact of Cross-National Videoconferencing on Student Learning in Economic Development

 

      REBECCA M. STEIN, University of Pennsylvania--Penn Mentoring Program in a Principles of Microeconomics Course

 

      DELLA L. SUE, Marist College--Economic Issues Through Visual and Print Media

 

      JONATHAN WILLNER, Oklahoma City University--From Production to Profit--An Extended Lab Report of a Simple Experiment in Production

 

      ROBERT S. WOODWARD, University of New Hampshire--From Edgeworth Boxes, Triangles, etc. to Production Possibility Frontiers: An Excel Assignment and Its Grading Overlay

 

 

 

 

Sunday, January 9, 2005

 

Jan. 9, 8:00 am

AEA

 

Computer Assisted Instruction: New Work on Instructional Applications

 

Presiding: MICHAEL LOVELL, Wesleyan University

 

      TOD PORTER, KRISS SCHUELLER, TERESA REILEY, ROCHELLE RUFFER, EBENGE USIP, Youngstown State University, KENT SAUNDERS, Anderson University, and W. PHILLIP SAUNDERS, Indiana University--Results from the Use of Two Simulations in Principles of Micro

 

      CARSTEN LANGE, California State Polytechnic University-Pomona--Internet Simulations in Quantitative Instruction

 

      DANIEL A. TALLEY, Dakota State University--Teaching and Technology: Learning in a High-Tech Environment

 

      ROBERT PENNINGTON and BARBARA MOORE, University of Central Florida--An Experimental Evaluation of Technology in Large Principles Classes

 

Discussants: MILES A. CAHILL, College of the Holy Cross

      SCOTT SIMKINS, North Carolina A&T State University

 
 

Jan. 9, 10:15 am

AEA

 

Understanding Teacher Quality

 

Presiding: THOMAS DEE, Swarthmore College

 

      ERIC BETTINGER, Case Western Reserve University, and BRIDGET LONG, Harvard University--Do Faculty Members Serve as Role Models? The Impact of Instructor Gender on Female Students

 

      THOMAS DEE, Swarthmore College--A Teacher Like Me? Does Race, Ethnicity or Gender Matter?

 

      DONALD BOYD, HAMILTON LANKFORD, State University of New York-Albany, and SUSANNA LOEB, Stanford University--Schools and Teachers: How the Interaction of Preferences Result in the Distribution of Teachers

 

Discussants: RONALD EHRENBERG, Cornell University

      BRIAN JACOB, Harvard University

      RICHARD MURNANE, Harvard University

 

 


 

Jan. 9, 10:15 am

AEA

 

Experimental Economics and the National Digital Library

 

Presiding: BETTY J. BLECHA, San Francisco State University

 

      JAMES C. COX, University of Arizona--What is EconPort?

 

      J. TODD SWARTHOUT, University of Arizona--Pedagogical Motivation and Content of EconPort

 

      DANIEL ZENG, University of Arizona--OAI-Compliant Digital Library Technology and Software Trading-Agent Design and Implementation in EconPort

 

      RIYAD KALLA, University of Arizona--EconPort Architecture: WebStart, Content Management, and Experimental Software Integration

 

Discussants: CHARLES HOLT, University of Virginia

      SHERYL BALL, Virginia Tech

 

 

 

Jan. 9, 10:15 am

NAEE/NCEE

 

Issues in K-12 Economic Education and Teacher Training

 

Presiding: STEVEN L. COBB, University of North Texas

 

      KATHY PARKISON and MARGO SORGMAN, Indiana University-Kokomo--Economic Knowledge of Indiana Teachers and NCEE Eastern European Educators: Pre-Test TEL Score Data

 

      EDWARD M. SCAHILL, University of Scranton--Evaluation of the Training the Trainers Program What Do Trainers Know--What Do They Learn?

 

      R.W. HAFER and TIMOTHY S. SULLIVAN, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville--Testing for the Value-Added of High School Economics

 

      SHELBY HAWTHORNE, Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School, YANA RODGERS, Rutgers University, and RONALD C. WHEELER, College of William and Mary--Economic Literacy Among Primary-Grade Students

 

Discussants: WILLIAM BOSSHARDT, Florida Atlantic University

      CHIARA GRATTON-LAVOIE, California State University-Fullerton

      DENISE ROBSON, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

      KATHRYN NANTZ, Fairfield University