• Adam was born in Chicago and has lived in Texas, Iowa, Georgia and North Carolina. Prior to pursing his PhD he worked in Economic Development in the Atlanta Area.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2023-01-01 The Effect of Catholic Education on Economic IdeologyReligions.  14. 2023-01-01
    2022-12-01 Does Capitalism Have a Prayer: An examination of the relationship between economic ideology, religiosity, and satisfaction with lifeJournal of Markets and Morality.  25:237-271. 2022-12-01
    2021-09-01 Sound Off: Help wanted factorsWilmingtonBiz Magazine2021-09-01
    2021-06-01 Sound Off: Individual InvestmentWilmingtonBiz2021-06-01
    2021-03-01 Sound Off: So, What Happens Next?WilmingtonBiz2021-03-01
    2020-12-01 Sound Off: One step closer to betterWilmingtonBiz2020-12-01
    2020-10-01 Sound Off: Crystal ball of mud and maybesWilmingtonBiz2020-10-01
    2020-03-01 So You Want To Go To Graduate School? Factors that Influence Admissions to Economics PhD ProgramsJournal of Economic Education.  51:177-190. 2020-03-01
    2020-03-01 Sound Off: All real estate is localWilmingtonBiz2020-03-01
    2020-02-01 The Company You Keep: Satisfaction with Life, Economic Freedom, and Preference-Policy MismatchJournal of Comparative Economics.  48:642-657. 2020-02-01
    2019-12-01 Sound off: Good to GreatWilmingtonBiz Magazine2019-12-01
    2019-09-01 OpEd: A Little Bit Adds UpWilmingtonBiz2019-09-01
    2019-06-01 OpEd: An annual checkupWilmingtonBiz2019-06-01
    2019-03-01 Capitalist Views and ReligionEastern Economic Journal.  45:384-414. 2019-03-01
    2019-03-01 OpEd: Making retail multitaskWilmingtonBiz2019-03-01
    2019-01-01 A Bump in the Road: Speed Bumps’ Impact on Property ValuesInternational Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis.  12:43-58. 2019-01-01
    2018-09-01 Sound Off: An Ever Elusive BalanceWilmingtonBiz Magazine2018-09-01
    2018-05-01 Regional innovation and firm performanceJournal of Business Research.  88:357-362. 2018-05-01
    2017-11-01 Producing drama: A comparison of film tax incentives to alternative usesApplied Economics Letters.  25:1189-1192. 2017-11-01
    2017-11-01 The nexus of a many-bodied problem: Financial markets and free markets in medical careSouthwestern Journal of Economics.  XII:1-9. 2017-11-01
    2017-08-01 Teaching exchange rate risk using London's Gherkin building: How investors were in (and out of) a pickleThe Journal of Economic Education.  4:276-287. 2017-08-01
    2017-03-01 A day late and a dollar short: The effect of policy uncertainty on Fed forecast errorsEconomic Analysis and Policy.  54:112-122. 2017-03-01
    2017-01-01 Honor Codes and Perceptions of CheatingJournal of Economics and Finance Education.  16:40-54. 2017-01-01
    2016-12-01 Capitalism and crime in the classroom: An analysis of academic dishonesty and latent student attitudesJournal of Education for Business.  91:23-31. 2016-12-01
    2016-10-01 Live vs Live Streaming: A study of Student Satisfaction with Distance Education in a College Business ClassJournal of Business and Economic Perspectives.  43:10-23. 2016-10-01
    2016-10-01 Using Soda to Teach Real Interest Rates -- NoJournal of Economics and Finance Education.  15:29-33. 2016-10-01
    2016-04-01 An Uncertain Suggestion for Gold-Pricing Models: The Effect of Economic Policy Uncertainty on Gold PricesJournal of Economics and Finance.  40:367-379. 2016-04-01
    2016-02-01 Mileage Tax, Property Tax, Sales Tax, or Fee: The Best Way to Pay for Commercial Infrastructure That Isn’t FreeReview of Regional Research.  36:81-98. 2016-02-01
    2015-12-01 Education Spending and Workforce Quality as Determinants of Economic GrowthJournal of Rural and Community Development.  10:24-35. 2015-12-01
    2015-06-01 A normative analysis of impact fees for suburban commercial developmentFinanzArchiv.  71:141-152. 2015-06-01
    2015-06-01 Determining the Propensity for Academic Dishonesty Using Decision Tree AnalysisEthics and Behavior.  26:470-487. 2015-06-01
    2015-06-01 Fees and Firms: An Empirical Examination of Relationship Between Development Impact Fees and FirmsAtlantic Economic Journal.  43:261-269. 2015-06-01
    2015-06-01 Impact Fees and Employment GrowthEconomic Development Quarterly.  29:341-346. 2015-06-01
    2015-05-01 Faculty Observables and Self-Reported Responsiveness to Academic DishonestyAdministrative Issues Journal.  5:89-104. 2015-05-01
    2014-12-01 Federal Reserve Independence: The Fed Funds Rate Under Different RegimesApplied Economics Letters.  21:1262-1265. 2014-12-01
    2014-06-01 Politics, Economics, and the Debt CeilingEconomics Bulletin.  34:1222-1228. 2014-06-01
    2014-03-01 The Lighter the Money the Better It Sticks: Impact Fees as Evidence of a Varying Flypaper EffectVirginia Social Science Journal.  49:29-48. 2014-03-01
    2013-04-01 It's the students, stupid: How perceptions of student reporting impact cheatingThe American Economist.  58:51-59. 2013-04-01


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    Development Impact Fees.  Taylor and Francis. 6.


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    2021-07-01 Economic Recovery as COVID WanesGreater Wilmington Business Journal Insights Blog. 2021-07-01
    2019-12-01 T’was The Last Month Of The YearGreater Wilmington Business Journal Insights Blog. 2019-12-01
    2019-08-01 Forecasting the Future: Demystifying Two Common Assumptions in Our EconomyGreater Wilmington Business Journal Insights Blog. 2019-08-01
    2019-04-01 The Rise of Artificial Intelligence: What Does It Mean for Our Region?Greater Wilmington Business Journal Insights Blog. 2019-04-01
    2018-10-01 Full Speed Ahead: Before and After Hurricane FlorenceGreater Wilmington Business Journal. 2018-10-01
    2017-09-01 Innovation And Economic OutlookGreater Wilmington Business Journal Insights Blog. 2017-09-01
    2017-01-01 The Benefits of Long-Term Financial PlanningGreater Wilmington Business Journal. 2017-01-01
    2015-11-01 Speed Bumps: Reduced Speeds And Lowered Housing ValuesGreater Wilmington Business Journal. 2015-11-01


    Research Overview

  • Public Economics, Regional Economics, Sports Economics
  • Investigator On

  • Economic impact of Renaissance Fiber 2022-01-01
  • Superstreets Project - 2022-01-01
  • 2018-09-01 - 2019-05-01
  • 2017-10-01 - 2018-06-01
  • The Economic Impact of the Avenue - 2018-03-01
  • Wilmington Regional Scorecard 2015-06-01 - 2015-11-01
  • CSB Summer Research Grant - 2015-06-01
  • Socially Responsible Investment Flows - When Times are Good, Do Dolalrs Flow to "Good?" 2014-05-01 - 2014-08-01
  • Impact Fees and Employment Mix 2011-04-01 - 2011-08-01
  • Teaching Overview

  • Principles of Micro and Macro, Public Economics, Urban Economics, International Business
  • Full Name

  • Adam Talbot Jones