Selected recent publications

Tournament incentives and performance: Evidence from the WNBA.” Contemporary Economic Policy. Forthcoming.

Earned income tax credits and infant health: A local EITC investigation,” with Tami Gurley-Calvez. National Tax Journal, September 2019, 72(3): 617-646.

Shadow and spillover effects of competition in NBA playoffs.”Journal of Sports Economics, December 2018, 19(8): 1067-1092.

Foster care and the earned income tax credit,” with Amelia Biehl. Review of Economics of the Household, September 2018, 16(3): 661-680.

"Peer effects in marathon racing: The role of pace setters,” with Jamie Emerson. Labour Economics, June 2018, 52: 74-82.

The heat is on: Tournament structure, peer effects, and performance.” Journal of Sports Economics, August 2014, 15(4): 315-337.

Self-employment of older Americans: Do recessions matter?” with Amelia Biehl and Tami Gurley-Calvez. Small Business Economics, February 2014, 42(2): 297-309.

Research in progress

“District-wide school reform and student performance: Evidence from Montgomery County, Maryland,” with Mark Cimiluca.

“Performance after losing: Within-series evidence from the WNBA playoffs.”

The effects of increasing income for vulnerable familes: Better birth outcomes, continued disparities,” with Tami Gurley.

“Dynamic tournaments, performance, and risk taking: Evidence from long jump competitions,” with Jamie Emerson.

Child health insurance and the labor market participation of older Americans: Evidence from the young adult mandate,” with Amelia Biehl and Tami Gurley-Calvez.

Brian Hill

Brian Hill
Professor of Economics
Dept. of Economics and Finance
Perdue School of Business
Salisbury University
1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21801

Office: Perdue Hall 211
410-677-3860
bchill@salisbury.edu

Courses taught

Principles of Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Public Sector Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Urban Economics, Economic History of the U.S., Principles of Economics, International Economics (Trade), Directed Consulting (MATH 495), Sports Economics, Health Economics, Econometrics, and Managerial Economics (MBA)