Christopher Arthur Clarke
- Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, Expected May 2018
- Dissertation: Public Capital, Politics, and Income Inequality
- Advisor: Raymond G. Batina
- M.A. in Economics, University of Nevada – Las Vegas. 2013
- B.A. in Economics, University of Nevada – Las Vegas 2012
- Minor: Mathematics
- Minor: Spanish for the Professions
Fields of Interest
- Public Economics
- Applied Econometrics
- Industrial Organization
Refereed Journal Article
- Clarke, C.A., Batina, R.G. (forthcoming) “Replicating Aschauer’s (1989) Landmark Paper: “Is Public Expenditure Productive?” Public Finance Review.
- Clarke, Christopher A.; Stephen Miller. “Can State and Local Revenue and Expenditure Enhance Economic Growth? A Cross-State Panel Study of Fiscal Activity.”
Works in Progress
- Clarke, Christopher A.; Raymond G. Batina. “Public Capital-Skilled Labor Complementarity and the College Wage Gap.”
- Clarke, Christopher A.; Ryne Rohla. “Politics and Pork: Public Capital Allocation with Political Party Minorities.”
- Clarke, Christopher A.; Ryne Rohla. “Inequality and U.S. Presidential Elections.”
Visiting Lecturer — University of Nevada – Las Vegas
- Econ 102 — Principles of Microeconomics , Fall 2017, Spring 2018. Syllabus.
- Econ 261 — Introduction to Statistics I, Fall 2017. Syllabus.
- Econ 203 — Principles of Macroeconomics, Spring 2018.
Instructor — Washington State University
- EconS 528 — Master’s Macroeconomics, Spring 2017. Syllabus. Slides Example.
- EconS 102 — Introduction to Macroeconomics, Summer, Fall 2015; Spring, Summer 2016. Syllabus.
- EconS 490 — Economic Capstone Lab, Fall 2013; Spring, Fall 2014; Spring 2015; Fall 2016. Stata – Helpful Hints
- Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference. Bend, OR, May 2017.
- Western Economic Association, 91st Annual Conference, Portland, June-July 2016.
- Washington State University School of Economic Sciences Poster Competition, April 2016.
- Eastern Washington University. October 2015.
- Western Economic Association, 89th Annual Conference, Denver, June-July 2014.
- University Nevada Las Vegas 2012 Undergraduate Research and Symposium. April 2012.
Clarke, Christopher A. United States Federal Tax Progressivity: A Comparative Historical Analysis.
Scholarships and Awards
- Top Hat Engage 2017 Conference Scholarship; $1,000
- 2nd Place WSU SES Poster Competition; $400
- Graduate Assistantship, WSU School of Economics Sciences
- Richard & Janet L. Shumway Graduate Fellowship, WSU School of Economic Sciences; $1,000.
- Summer Research Grant. UNLV Lee Business School; $8,000.
- Raymond G. Batina (Committee Chair), Professor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Randy Fortenbery (Committee Member), Professor, Thomas B. Mick Endowed Chair, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 98371, email@example.com
- Andrew J. Cassey (Committee Member), Affiliated Professor, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 98371, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Brad Wimmer (Teaching Reference), Professor, Department of Economics, University of Nevada – Las Vegas, NV 89123, email@example.com