John “Thad” Jackson

Department of Economics & Finance 

Email: johjackson@astate.edu  
Phone: (870) 680-8316 (office)
Office: 306 Business
Office Hours: MWF: 7-11; TR: 1-9; Weekends: 12-9 (and by appointment)

I've taught sixty-three course sections in economics & finance. I served as faculty-in-residence at University of Alabama, a door-kicker in 1/75 Ranger Regiment, and now I've found a home at Arkansas State University. Feel free to download my C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, working paperspresentations, and recent student evaluations. 

INTERESTS

Society of the Invisible Hand Economics Club, Arkansas State University
Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society, Adviser, Arkansas State University
Phi Beta Lambda, Chapter Adviser, Arkansas State University

    COURSES

    History of Economics Thought
    Principles of Macroeconomics
    Economic Issues and Concepts
    Principles of Microeconomics
    Business Finance
    Intermediate Corporate Finance
    Capitalism for Idealists
    Personal Finance
    Financial Analysis
    Intro to Business

    AWARDS

    Dean’s Scholarship, University of Alabama
    Durr-Fillauer Fellowship, University of Alabama
    Comer Foundation Fellowship, University of Alabama

    EDUCATION

    University of Alabama
    Augusta State University
    Georgia State University
     

    RESEARCH

    "Priming Performance of Economics Students: Even More Evidence" with Ben Woodruff (2016).

    "The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Shareholder Wealth Revisited," with Ben Woodruff (2016).

    “An Empirical Analysis of Real Estate Lending and Bank Failures: 1863-2012,” with Ben Woodruff (2015). 

    “Small-Scale Crises’ Impact on Price Discovery and Volatility Transmission Across Financial Markets: Evidence from Terror Attacks, Assassinations, North-Korean Saber-Rattling, and Natural Disasters.” 

    “African Coffee Market Efficiency and International Hedging Volatility: Evidence from Uganda.” Journal of African Business. (Revise and Resubmit)

    “Priming Performance in the Classroom Environment: More Evidence on Automaticity,” (2016).

    “Learning Economics in the 21st Century,” with Ben Woodruff (2015).

    “Flipping the Finance Course: A Case Study,” with Ben Woodruff (2015).

    PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

    2017 CORE USA WORKSHOP, "Macroeconomics and Finance" and "Economic History and the History of Ideas" Working Groups, August 16-19

    2017 “Priming Student Performance in the Classroom: Yet More Evidence,” Southwestern Social Science Association, April 14 

    2017 “The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Shareholder Wealth Revisited,” Southwestern Social Science Association, April 14 

    2017 “Priming Student Performance in the Classroom: Yet More Evidence,” Southwestern Society of Economists, March 9 

    2017 “The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Shareholder Wealth Revisited,” Southwestern Society of Economists, March 9 

    2016    “Priming Performance in the Classroom Environment,” 21st  Annual University of Kentucky Economics Teaching Workshop, April 2.

    2015    “Learning Economics in the 21st Century,” 16th Annual Conference of the Academy of Business Education, September 24-26.

    2015    “Flipping the Finance Course: A Case Study,” 16th Annual Conference of the Academy of Business Education, September 24-26.

    2014    “Nick Saban Makes You Smarter: Priming Effects in the Classroom,” 15th Annual Conference of the Academy of Business Education, September 18-20.