William E. Becker

Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Wylie Hall Room 105

Bloomington, IN 47405-6620

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

University of South Australia

37-44 North Terrace, City West Campus

Adelaide, South Australia 5001

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Using the Nobel Laureates in Economics to Teach Quantitative Methods

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
William E. Becker and William H. Greene
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and New York University Stern School of Business
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How to Make Economics the Sexy Social Science

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Jan 2003
William E. Becker
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics
Downloads 387 (98,181)
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Good-By Old, Hello New in Teaching Economics

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
William E. Becker
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics
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Economics for a Higher Education

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Oct 2004
William E. Becker
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics
Downloads 274 (142,900)
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'The' Market for Higher Education: Does it Really Exist?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
William E. Becker and David Round
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and University of South Australia - Division of Business and Enterprise - Centre for Applied Economics
Downloads 173 (219,940)

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competition, efficiencies, market boundaries, markets, higher education, public policy

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Does Teaching Enhance Research in Economics?

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Oct 2004
William E. Becker and Peter E. Kennedy
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and Simon Fraser University (SFU) - Department of Economics
Downloads 162 (232,504)
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Undergraduate Choice: Sexy or Non-Sexy?

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Jan 2003
William E. Becker
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics
Downloads 156 (240,031)

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Changing Incentives and Time Allocations for Academic Economists: Results from 1995 and 2000 National Surveys

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Feb 2003
Cynthia Harter, William E. Becker and Michael W. Watts
Eastern Kentucky University, Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, Department of Economics (deceased)
Downloads 119 (296,018)

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Does Teaching Load Affect Faculty Size?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
William E. Becker, William H. Greene and John J. Siegfried
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics, New York University Stern School of Business and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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student body, faculty size, Ph.D. degrees, bachelor degrees

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Do Undergraduate Majors or Ph.D. Students Affect Faculty Size?

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Jun 2010
William E. Becker, William H. Greene and John J. Siegfried
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics, New York University Stern School of Business and Vanderbilt University - College of Arts and Science - Department of Economics
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faculty size, student body, Ph.D. degrees, bachelor degrees

11.

What Led Eminent Economists to Become Economists?

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jul 2011
Brent A. Evans, Paul W. Grimes, Paul W. Grimes and William E. Becker
Mississippi State University - College of Business, Mississippi State University - College of BusinessPittsburg State University and Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics
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12.

Teaching and Learning Alternatives to a Comparative Advantage Motivation for Trade

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
James K. Self and William E. Becker
Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics
Downloads 65 (429,172)

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comparative advantage, specialization, trade, introductory economics textbooks

13.

Human Subjects Requirements and Economic Education Researchers

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Nov 2006
California State University, East Bay - Department of Economics, Mississippi State University - College of BusinessPittsburg State University, Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Economics and Mississippi State University - College of Business
Downloads 53 (472,999)
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research, human subjects, regulation, Institutional Review Boards