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Thomas Husted

Professor and Department Chair, Economics
Department of Economics

  • Additional Positions at AU

    Economics Professor
  • My research examines the political economy of various government expenditure programs, including primary and secondary education, income redistribution, and federal disaster aid.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Economics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill AB, Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
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Partnerships & Affiliations

  • American Economic Association

    Member

  • Public Choice Society

    Member

  • Southern Economic Association

    Member

  • National Tax Association

    Member

  • American Education Finance Association

    Member

Teaching

  • Spring 2014

    • EDU-496 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Financing Educational Systems
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Professional Presentations

       
  • Public Choice Society: 1986-1989, 1991, 1995, 1996, 1998-2000, 2002-2004
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  • Southern Economic Association: 1987, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2006, 2007
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  • Western Economic Association: 1988 (CPI Session Organizer), 1991
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  • National Tax Association: 1996, 1997
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  • American Political Science Association: 1990, 1991
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  • American Economic Association: 2003 Atlantic Economic Society: 1990

Professional Services

       
  •  Editorial Board, Public Choice

Selected Publications

       
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    "The Effect of the Expansion of the Voting Franchise on the Size of Government," (with Lawrence Kenny), Journal of Political Economy , 105, 1, (February 1997): 54-82.

       
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  • “Evidence on the Impact of State Government on Primary and Secondary Education and the Equity-Efficiency Tradeoff,” (with Lawrence Kenny), Journal of Law and Economics, (April 2000): 285-308.
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    “The Legacy of Serrano: The Impact of Mandated Equal Spending on Private School Enrollment,” (with Lawrence Kenny), Southern Economic Journal, 68, 3 (January 2002): 566-583.

       
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  • “Political Economy of the Inequality in School Spending,” (with David N. Figlio and Lawrence W. Kenny), Journal of Urban Economics, 55, (2004): 338-349.
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    “Explanations for States Adopting Limits on Educational Spending,” (with Lawrence W. Kenny), Public Finance Review, 35, 5 (September 2007): 586-605     

       

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