Wayne A. Grove
Professor of Economics,
Chair of Economics Department

Contact Information:
    Economics Department
    Reilly Hall 336
    Le Moyne College
    Syracuse, NY 13214-1399

    Phone: (315) 445-4235

Curriculum Vitae

Research: Google Scholar Profile

  I. Education and Labor Market Outcomes

  II. Student Learning

 III. Economic History

 IV. Responsibility Attribution and Voting

   I. Education and Labor Market Outcomes:

Preferential Admission and MBA Outcomes: Mismatch Effects by Race and Gender,” with Andrew Hussey, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Advances in Economic Analysis and Policy, forthcoming.

 “Returns to MBA Quality: Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Returns to Peers, Faculty, and Institution Quality,” Labour Economics, with Andrew Hussey, 2014, 26(1), 43-54.

The Payoff to School Selectivity: An Application of Dale and Krueger's Method to MBA Programs,” with Weiwei Chen and Andrew Hussey, Economic Letters, 2012.

"The Gender Pay Gap Beyond Human Capital: Heterogeneity in Noncognitive Skills and in Labor Market Tastes," with Andrew Hussey and Michael Jetter, Journal of Human Resources, 2011.

Returns to Field of Study versus School Quality: MBA Selection on Observed and Unobserved Heterogeneity,” with Andrew Hussey, Economic Inquiry, 2011.

 “Survive Then Thrive: Determining Success in the Economics Ph.D. Program,” Economic Inquiry, with Donald H. Dutkowsky and  Andrew Grodner, 2007.  

 The Search for Ph.D. Talent: Doctoral Completion and Research Productivity of Economists,” American Economic Review, with Stephen Wu, 2007.

  II. Student Learning:

“Incentive and Student Learning,” in Encyclopedia of the Sciences of Learning, Springer Publications, forthcoming, with Lester Hadsell, 2012.

“Factors Influencing Student Performance in Economics: Class and Instructor Characteristics,” in Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, with Steve Wu, Elgar Press, 2012. 

“Incentives and Learning? A Natural Experiment with Economics Problem SetsAmerican Economic Review, with Tim Wasserman, 2006.

“Choosing a Proxy for Academic AptitudeJournal of Economic Education, with Tim Wasserman and Andrew Grodner, 2006.

“The Life-Cycle Pattern of Collegiate GPA: Longitudinal Cohort Analysis and Grade InflationJournal of Economic Education, with Tim Wasserman, 2004.

   III. Economic History:

“’Machinery Has Completely Taken Over,’ the Diffusion of the Mechanical Cotton Picker, 1949-1964,”  Journal of Interdisciplinary History, with Craig Heinicke, 2008.

“Labor Markets, Regional Diversity, and Cotton Harvest Mechanization in the Post-WWII U.S.,” Social Science History, with Craig Heinicke, 2005.

“Better or Worse Opportunities?: The Demise of Cotton Harvest Labor, 1949-64Journal of Economic History, with Craig Heinicke, 2003.

“The Economics of Cotton Harvest Mechanization in the United States, 1920-1970Journal of Economic History, 2002.

"Why Do Banks Fail?  Evidence from the 1920s," Explorations in Economic History, with Lee Alston and David Wheelock, 1994.

IV. Responsibility Attribution and Voting:

Systematically Biased Beliefs About Political Influence: Evidence from the Perceptions of Political Influence on Policy Outcomes Survey,” with Bryan Caplan, Eric Crampton and Ilya Somin, PS: Political Science & Politics, 2013.



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