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Dr. Roy Howsen
Office: GH 428
Professor Howsen specializes in industrial organization. His current research focuses on how industry structure affects industry performance in the education sectors. He teaches undergraduate courses in introduction to economics, principles of economics, managerial economics, and statistics. In addition, he teaches a special topics class for the MBA program.
Ph.D., Economics, University of Arkansas
B.S., Public Administration, University of Arkansas
Professor Howsen's publications include, "Competition, Expenditures, and Student Performance in Mathematics," Public Choice,"Manipulable Variables of Policy Importance: The Case of Education", Education Economics, vol. 8, #3, 2000; "School Dropouts and Factors of Influence," Journal of Business and Economics Perspectives, Spring/Summer 2000: "A Note on Student Academic Perofrmance in Rural Versus Urban Areas," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, July 1999; "Effects on Student Attendance on Performance: Comment on Landin," Educational Research March/April 1998; "Teacher Assoicated Expenditures and Student Achievement," Applied Economic Letters, 1996.