Dr. Craig A. Depken, II
Department of Economics
UNC Charlotte

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I gave this presentation concerning Player Managers in Professional Baseball at Clemson (April 2011)

I gave this presentation concerning Performance under Pressure in NHL Shootouts at Clemson (April 2011)

I was cited in this American Public Radio story concerning the NFL lockout (April 2011)

I gave this presentation to the local ODE chapter concerning my sports economics research (March 2011)

I was cited in this WCCB Fox story concerning NASCAR sponsorships (March 2011)

My paper with J. Berkowitz and D. Wilson on uncertainty of outcome in NASCAR was accepted for publiation in th Journal of Sports Economics (March 2011)

I was cited in this Detroit News article concerning the Detroit Pistons. (March 2011)

I was cited in this Charlotte Observer article concerning economic impact studes (February 2011)

I was cited in this Asahi Shimbun article about sports prices (Jan. 2011)

I was cited in this Gaston Gazette article about NASCAR sponsorships (Jan 2011)

I was cited in this Providence Journal article about ticket scalping (January 2011)

My paper with D. Wilson and UNCC Math Finance Student C. Williams "From the Hardwood to the Gridiron to the Dorm: Influences on Women's Collegiate Basketball Attendance" was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Sport Finance (Dec. 2010)

I was cited in this Sun News (SC) article concerning the impact of bowl games on universities (Dec. 2010).

I was cited in this Cleveland County (NC) Star article concerning the rising price of gasoline (Dec. 2010).

My paper "Flips, Flops and Foreclosures: Anatomy of a Housing Bubble," with H. Hollans and S. Swidler was accepted for publication in Journal of Financial Economics Policy (Nov. 2010)

I was cited in this Fort Worth Star-Telegram article about stadiums and mass transit systems (Oct. 2010)

My paper "Mega-Events: Is Baylor Football to Waco what the Super Bowl is to Houston?" with D. Coates was accepted for publication in Journal of Sports Economics (Oct. 2010)

My paper "Do Tax Benefits Conferred to Sub-S Banks Affect Their Deposit or Loan Rates?" with H. Hollans and S. Swidler was accepted for publication in Finance Research Letters (Sept. 2010)

I was quoted in this Seattle Weekly article about the leaked MLB financial documents (August 2010)

I was quoted in this St. Petersburg Times article concerning the leaked MLB financial documents (August 2010)

I was quoted in this Charlotte Observer article about the NASCAR Hall of Fame (August 2010)

A new working paper Flips, Flops and Foreclosures: Anatomy of a Real Estate Bubble with Harris Hollans and Steve Swidler has been posted at SSRN (August 2010)

My paper with Ram Rajasekhar on cricket players was in the Top 10 downloaded papers in SSRN's Top Ten download list for ERN: Institutions & the Labor Market for the period June 10, 2010 to August 9, 2010.

I was cited in this Daily Finance article concerning the NFL's labor disupute. (August 2010)

I was cited in this Business Week article concerning secondary markets for sports tickets (July 2010)

I was cited in this WFAA TV (Dallas) story concerning sports subsidies (June 2010)

I was cited in this Austin Statesman story concerning sports subsidies (June 2010)

I was cited in this Houston Chronicle story concerning stadium debt in Houston (April 2010)

A new working paper with Ram Rajasekhar Open Market Valuation of Player Performance in Cricket: Evidence from the Indian Premier League has been posted (April 2010)

I was interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio concerning the Twins new stadium (March 2010)

I was cited in this Dallas Morning News story about the economic impact of the NBA Allstar Game (February 2010)

I was cited in this Daily Finance story about the economic impact of the Super Bowl (February 2010)

I was cited in this Palm Beach Post story about the economic impact of the Super Bowl (February 2010)

I was cited in this Ventura Post story about the economic impact of the Super Bowl (January 2010)

I was cited in this Miami Herald story about the economic impact of the Super Bowl (January 2010)

I was cited in this Dallas Morning News story concerning the NFL playoffs (January 2010)

I presented my paper with Mike Ward "Sited, Sighted, and Cited" at the American Economic Association (January 2009)

Carolyn Dehring, John Chamblee and I have a forthcoming piece in Regulation concerning land-use policy and water quality (January 2009)

My paper with UTA Economics Student Lisa Haglund was accepted for publication in the Journal of Sports Economics (December 2009)

My paper with UNCC Math Finance Student Brandon Gregorius was accepted for publication in the International Journal of Electronic Business (December 2009)

I was cited in this Associated Press story concerning ticket prices at the new Jets-Giants stadium (October 2009)

I was cited in this Dallas Morning News story concerning "official products" in sports (October 2009)

My research was mentioned in this Dallas Observer article concerning the 2010 NBA Allstar Game in Arlington, TX

A new working paper with Jason Berkowitz and Dennis Wilson Outcome Uncertainty, Attendance, and Television Ratings in NASCAR has been posted (October 2009)

A new working paper with Egle Mazonaite The World University Rankings: Do Country Characteristics Matter? has been posted (October 2009)

I was a signatory to this Amicus Brief filed at the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of NFL vs. American Needle (September 2009)

I was cited in this WFAE NPR story concerning non-profit organizations (September 2009)

I was cited in this News 14 Carolina story concerning NASCAR sponsorships (September 2009)

I was cited in this Charlotte Observer story concerning athletes and sponsorships (September 2009)

A new working paper with Mike Ward Sited, Sighted, and Cited: The Effect of JSTOR in Economic Research has been posted to SSRN. (September 2009)

My paper with Ying Zhang "Adverse Selection and Reputation in a World of Cheap Talk" was in the Top 10 Papers for Journal of WT: Computer Mediated Communication January 2, 1997 to July 30, 2009 (July 2009)

I was cited in this story concerning Lance Armstrong's new cycling team sponsored by Radio Shack (July 2009)

I was elected Vice President of the North American Association of Sports Economists (July 2009)

My paper with Darren Grant Multiproduct Pricing in Major League Baseball: A Principal Components Analysis was accepted for publication in Economic Inquiry (July 2009)

A paper with Larissa Mackey, a student in the MBA Sport Management/Marketing program, Driver Success in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: The Impact of Multi-Car Teams has been posted (April 2009)

My paper with Harris Hollans and Steve Swidler "An Empirical Analysis of Residential Property Flipping" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics (March 2009)

My paper with Zhang Ying Adverse Selection and Reputation in a World of Cheap Talk was listed on SSRN's Top Ten download list for Computer Mediated Communication (March 2009)

I was cited in this Charlotte Observer article concerning March Madness (March 2009)

A paper with Mike Ward titled "The Impact of an Online Journal Database on Academic Scholarship: JSTOR and Economics" has been posted here

I was cited in this Dallas Morning News article concerning (lack of) development around new stadiums (February 2009)

I was cited in this Bloomberg article concerning the economic profits of a new stadium (February 2009)

I was cited in this Charlotte Observer article concerning the economic impacts of NFL playoff games (December 2008)

I was cited in this Triad Business Journal article concerning sponsorships in NASCAR(November 2008)

My paper with John Chamblee and Carolyn Dehring, "Watershed Development Restrictions and Land Prices: Empirical Evidence from Southern Appalachia" has been accepted for publication in Regional Science and Urban Economics (November 2008)

An updated version of my working paper with Dennis Wilson "The Long Run Impacts of the World Cup" has been posted, to be presented at the upcoming Southern Economic Association meetings in Washington DC (November 2008)

A new working paper with Courtney Williams "Spillovers from the Gridiron: Evidence from Women's Collegiate Basketball has been posted, to be presented at the upcoming Southern Economic Association meetings in Washington DC (November 2008)

I was cited in this Fort Worth Star-Telegram article (November 2008)

Here's a radio interview I had with WLW in Cincinnati (October 2008) [mp3]

I was cited in this Associate Press story concerning sponsorships in sports. (October 2008)
I was cited in this Associated Press story concerning NASCAR (October 2008).
I was cited in this Fort Worth Star-Telegram article concerning personal seat licenses at the Dallas Cowboys new stadium (September 2008)
I was cited in this Boston Magazine article on ticket brokers (September 2008)

On September 18, 2008, I presented my paper on the reserve clause in baseball at Wake Forest University.

A new working paper with Steve Swidler and Harris Hollans has been posted "An Empirical Analysis of Residential Property Flipping." (August 2008)

I was cited in this Dallas Morning News article (July 28, 2008)

A new working paper with Courtney LaFountain has been posted: "Rewards to Improving Governance in Rich and Poor Countries: Evidence from Sovereign Credit Ratings"

A new working paper with Dennis Coates has been posted: "Do College Football Games Pay for Themselves?: An Analysis of Sales Tax Revenue Effects of College Football in Texas" (May 29, 2008)

My paper with Ying Zhang made it to #5 on the TOP 10 Papers for HRN Rhetoric & Writing Research Network, February 16, 2008 to April 16, 2008

On Friday, April 11, I presented my paper on the reserve clause in baseball at Clemson University.

On Thursday, March 21, I presented my paper on the reserve clause in baseball at the University of Georgia.

I was cited in this story at Wired.com.

A new working paper "Auction Characteristics, Seller Reputation, and Closing Prices: Evidence from eBay Sales of the iPhone" with Brandon Gregorious has been posted (Feb. 19, 2008)

On Friday, Feb. 15, I presented my paper on the reserve clause in baseball at Western Kentucky University.

A new working paper "Adverse Selection and Reputation in a World of Cheap Talk" with Zhang Ying has been posted (Feb. 7, 2008)

A new working paper "The Long-run Impacts of the World Cup" with Dennis Wilson has been posted and will be presented at the February Academy of Economics and Finance meetings in Nashville (Feb. 7, 2008)

The paper "A Direct Test of the Homevoter Hypothesis," with Carolyn Dehring and Mike Ward was accepted for publication in the Journal of Urban Economics (Nov. 15, 2007)

A new working paper "Watershed Development Restrictions and Land Prices: Empirical Evidence from Southern Appalachia" with Carolyng Dehring and John Chamblee has been posted and will be presented at the October International Economics Association meetings in Savannah (Sept. 28, 2007)

A new working paper "The Value of the Pole: Evidence from NASCAR" has been posted and will be presented at the October International Economics Association meetings in Savannah. (Sept. 21, 2007)

A new working paper "Peer Effects in Team Sports: Empirical Evidence from NCAA Relay Teams " co-authored with UTA masters student Lisa Haglund has been posted and will be presented at the October International Economics Association meetings in Savannah. (Sept. 17, 2007)

The paper "The Luck of the Texan: An Empirical Analysis of Texas Lotto Games," co-authored with UTA undergraduate economics major Paul R. Dorasil, was recently accepted for publication in the The Journal of Gambling Business and Economics (August 20, 2007).

My research on ticket scalping was cited on the Wall Street Journal's Editorial Page (August 7, 2007).

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