Don Price

Contact

Dr. Don Price
Professor

Phone: (409) 880-8655
Email: pricedi@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 209

Ph.D.   University of Arkansas
M.A.   University of Arkansas
B.A.   Hendrix College

Courses Taught

MBA:

Foundations of Economics
Managerial Economics
Microeconomic Principles
The Environment of Business and Ethics

Bachelors:

Managerial Economics
Principles (Macro)
Principles (Micro)
Principles and Policies
Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:
Managerial Economics, Economics of World Resources, Foundations of Economics, Managerial Economics (Graduate), Government and Business

 

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Professor of Economics, Lamar University (August, 1993 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Director, Office of Institutional Research and Reporting, Lamar University (June, 2000 - August, 2011), Beaumont, Texas.

Associate Professor of Economics, Lamar University (August, 1987 - August, 1993), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor of Economics, Lamar University (August, 1981 - August, 1987), Beaumont, Texas.

Assistant Professor of Economics, New Mexico Highlands University (August, 1977 - August, 1981), Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Economics Instructor, University of Arkansas (August, 1976 - May, 1977), Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Economics Teaching Assistant, University of Arkansas (August, 1974 - May, 1976), Fayetteville, Arkansas. 

Service

Professional Service 

Academic Conference: Discussant
2015:  Southwestern Society of Economists (SSE)/Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD) 2004 Annual Meetin, Dallas, Texas (Regional).
2014:  Southwestern Society of Economists (SSE)/Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD) 2004 Annual Meetin, Dallas, Texas (Regional).  Discussant in Microeconomics Session on March 13, 2014

Reviewer - Article / Manuscript
2013:  Public Finance Review (National).  Reviewed a manuscript entitled "The importance of high jackpot drawings in estimating demand for lottery gambling: new evidence from Lotto Texas.."
2012:  Southwestern Society of Economists (Regional).  "Qualified but Not Enrolled:  Coloradoans and Medicaid"  by Mariya Burdina
2012:  Southwestern Society of Economists (SSE) (Regional).  Spatial Income Inequality and Crime by Noel E. Metz

Officer: Organization / Association
2011 – 2012:  Lamar University Director of Office of Institutional Research and Reporting (Local).

Institutional Service 

Department Assignments

Chair:
2012-2013:  Visiting Assistant Professor Search Committee 

Member:
2013-2014:  Accounting Department 2-year Tenure Review Committee  

Department Assignments

Member:
2011-2012:  Economics and Finance Faculty Search Committee  

College Assignments

Chair:
2015-2016:  Student-Faculty Relations Committee (Co-Chair)  
2012-2013 – 2014-2015:  Student-Faculty Relations Committee Lamar University 

Member:
2015-2016:  Personnel Committee  
2014-2015:  MBA Program Committee Lamar University  
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Personnel Committee Lamar University  
2012-2013 – 2014-2015:  General Business Program Committee Lamar University  
2011-2012:  Student-Faculty Relations Committee Lamar University  

Chair:
2015-2016:  College of Business Grade Appeal Hearing, Chair  
2012-2013 – 2014-2015:  COB Student-Faculty Relations Committee  

Member:
2014-2015:  Administrative Review Committee -- ISA Department Chair  
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  COB General Business Program Committee  
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  COB Personnel Committee  

College Assignments

Member:
2012-2013:  COB Scholarship Committee  

College Assignments

Member:
2015-2016:  College of Business Strategic Planning Committee  
2014-2015:  Thesis Committee - Md Ismail Haidar  
2014-2015:  Search Committee; Assistant Director of MBA Program  
2014-2015:  General Business Program Committee  
2014-2015:  MBA Program Committe  
2013-2014:  COB University Professor/Merit Award Committee  
2012-2013:  General Business Program Committee  

University Assignments

Chair:
2015-2016:  Lamar University Grade Appeal Committee: Alexis D. Garrett grade appeal  
2015-2016:  Lamar University Grade Appeal Hearing  
2014-2015:  Lamar University Grade Appeal Committee  

University Assignments

Chair:
2011-2012:  University Grade Review Committee  

University Assignments

Member:
2014-2015:  Administrative Review Committee -- COB Dean  
2012-2013:  Salary Equity Committee  

University Assignments

Member:
2011-2012:  University Student Faculty Relations Committee  

Community Service 

Member of a Committee
2015:  Community Outreach Committee, Cardinal Club
2011:  Cardinal Club Board Member 

 

 

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Price, D. I. & Marsh, G. B. (2014).  Forecasting First-Term Collegiate Success from Pre-Enrollment Information.   Journal for Economic Educators, 14 (1), 17-24.
  • Allen, L., Natarajan, V., & Price, D. (2012).  Social and Cultural Factors as a Determinate of ICT Expenditures: An Empirical Study.   International Journal of Information Systems and Change Management, 6 (2), 102-111.
  • Price, D. I. & Moss, J. D. (2012).  Variables Explaining Price of Gold Mining Stocks.   Southwestern Economic Review, 39 (1).

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Price, D. & Sen, K. C. (2015). Segmentation within College Football: Factors Influencing Conference Realignment.   Southwestern Society of Economists Annual Meeting, 2015, Houston, Texas.
  • Price, D. & Sen, K. C. (2014). Concentration in College Football: An Examination of External Revenues by Conference Affiliation.   Southwestern Society of Economists (SSE)/Federation of Business Disciplines (FBD) 2004 Annual Meetin, Dallas, Texas.
  • Price, D. & Marsh, G. (2012, March). Use of High School Efficiency Measures to Predict Retention of First Year College Students.   2012 Southwestern Society of Economists, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Research Reports 

  • 2012: Price, D., Lamar University Institutional Profile: 2011-2012., submitted to Provost Office, Lamar University.
  • 2011: Price, D., Lamar University Institutional Profile: 2010-2011., submitted to Provost Office, Lamar University.

Papers Under Review 

  • Price, D. & Sen, K. C. (2013). "Concentration in College Football: An Examination of External Revenues by Conference Affiliation," Initial submission to Southwestern Economic Review.
  • Price, D. & Marsh, G. B. (2011). "Use of High School Efficiency Measures to Predict Retention of First Year College Students," Initial submission to Journal for Economic Educators.

Intellectual Contributions-Other 

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

  • 2016: Price, D. & Sen, K.C., The Quest of Scholarship in the Area of NCAA Football.  Submitted for the President's Visionary Initiative.  Project was not selected
  • 2016: Price, D. & Sen, K.C., The demand for game day attendance in college football: an analysis of the 1997 Division 1‐A season.  17 citations in 2015-216; 79 citations since publication
  • 2016: Price, D. & Novak, E.S., The tax incidence of three Texas lottery games: Regressivity, race, and education.  9 citations in 2015-2016; 79 citations since publication
  • 2015: Price, D. & Novak, E.S., The income redistribution effects of Texas state lottery games.  
  • 5 citations in 2015-2016; 61 citations since publication