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					THOMAS HENRY

CONTACT INFORMATION
Department of Finance and Economics                  Personal Phone: (601) 416-7588
College of Business                                Department Phone: (662) 325-2341
Mississippi State University                                    Fax: (662) 325-1977
316 McCool Hall                                           E-mail: tch26@msstate.edu
MS State, MS 39762-9580

EDUCATION
Ph.D., Applied Economics, Mississippi State University, expected December 2010
M.A., Political Science, Mississippi State University, May 2007
B.B.A., Economics and Finance, Mississippi State University, May 2005

DISSERTATION
What are the Benefits to Arts Education? Evidence on Education, Labor Market and
   Occupational Outcomes from the NLSY; Chair: M. Kathleen Thomas; Proposed:
   November 10, 2009; Expected Defense: Fall 2010

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Instructor
Department of Finance and Economics, Mississippi State University, MS State, MS
    Principles of Macroeconomics – Spring 2008, Summer 2008, Fall 2008, Summer
        2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Summer 2010, and Fall 2010
    Intermediate Microeconomics – Spring 2009
    Introduction to Public Finance – Fall 2007

Mississippi Council on Economic Education, Master Teacher in Economics
   “Fundamentals of Economics” Workshop, Mississippi State University, MS State,
   MS, October 17, 2009

Teaching Assistant
Department of Finance and Economics, Mississippi State University, MS State, MS
   Principles of Macroeconomics – Fall 2008, Fall 2009
   Principles of Microeconomics (Honors) – Spring 2010
   Intermediate Macroeconomics – Fall 2008, Spring 2009
   Labor Economics – Spring 2009
   Introduction to Public Finance – Fall 2009

TEACHING EVALUATIONS
Teaching Evaluations                  Average Class Size   Average Evaluation Score
   Principles of Macroeconomics               57                   4.31/5.0
   Intermediate Microeconomics                28                    4.5/5.0
   Introduction to Public Finance              9                    4.4/5.0
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Research Assistant
“Individual Behavior in Public Good Crowd-Out Games,” (2009) by Andrew Luccasen –
   paper under review at Economic Inquiry, Responsibilities: Experiment Administrator

“Experimental Evidence of Decisive Minorities,” (2009) by Andrew Luccasen, Nicholas
   McKinney, and Marshall Gramm – working paper, Responsibilities: Experiment
   Administrator

Research Interests
Labor Economics, Regional Economics, Health Economics, Education Economics,
   Public Finance, Sports Economics

Ongoing Research
“The Effects of Religious Affiliation and Attendance on Earnings” with Kaustav Misra,
   Xiugen Mo, Josh Pitts, and Comfort Rickets

“Child Labor and Technology Diffusion: Cross-Country Evidence,” with Kaustav Misra

Conference Presentations
“The Effects of High School Performing Arts Participation on Educational Attainment,”
   at the Annual Southern Economic Association meetings, San Antonio, TX, November
   2009

“The Effects of Religious Affiliation and Attendance on Earnings,” at the Annual
   Academy of Economics and Finance meetings, Pensacola Beach, FL, February 2009

SERVICE EXPERIENCE
Graduate Service Assistant
University Band Program, Mississippi State University, MS State, MS, Fall 2005 –
   Spring 2007, Responsibilities: Administration, logistics, communication, and
   counseling duties for the 300+ member band program.

Business Opportunities for Success School (BOSS Camp)Meghan Millea, Paul W.
   Grimes, Mark Lehman, Melissa Moore, Robert Moore, Allison Pearson, and Kathleen
   Thomas from Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning ($22,985), Summers 2006
   and 2007, Responsibilities: Counselor.

Conference Discussant
Southern Economic Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 2009 –
   “Higher Education Opportunities and Local Employment Conditions,” by Samuel
   Addy, Michael Bonnal, and Cristina Lira

Academy of Economics and Finance Conference, Pensacola Beach, FL, February 2009 –
   “Cross-Border Acquisitions, Capital Market Integration and Shareholder Wealth –
   Evidence from Turkey,” by Mehtap Oelger
Conference Session Chair
Southern Economic Association Conference, San Antonio, TX, November 2009 –
   Education, Outcomes, and Occupational Choice Session

College Service
Ph. D. Association Executive Committee, College of Business, Mississippi State
    University, Fall 2009

Community Service
Mississippi Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar, Senior Counselor, Millsaps
   College, Jackson, MS, June 2010, Responsibilities: Acted as facilitator to engage
   students in critical thinking activities and discussions.

AWARDS
“Best Graduate Student Paper in Economics,” 36th Annual Academy of Economics and
   Finance Conference, Pensacola Beach, FL, February 2009 (with Kaustav Misra,
   Xiugen Mo, Josh Pitts, and Comfort Rickets)
“Graduate Service Assistant of the Year” winner, Graduate Student Association,
   Mississippi State University, 2007
“Graduate Service Assistant of the Year” nominee, Graduate Student Association,
   Mississippi State University, 2006 and 2007

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Academy of Economics and Finance Association
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Southern Economic Association

COMPUTER SKILLS
EViews, Gretl, Microsoft Office Suite, SAS, STATA

				
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