Recent publications

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

Foster care and the earned income tax credit,” with Amelia Biehl. Review of Economics of the Household, Forthcoming.

Shadow and spillover effects of competition in NBA playoffs.”Journal of Sports Economics, Forthcoming.

Elite marathon runners: Do East Africans utilize different strategies than the rest of the world?" with Jamie Emerson.
Economics Bulletin, August 2017, 37(3): 1851-1860.

Vertical competition and mobile capital: An empirical investigation,” with William F. Fox and Matthew N. Murray. Public Finance Review, July 2015, 43(4): 431-457.

Gender differences in competition: Running performance in 1500 meter tournaments,” with Jamie Emerson. Eastern Economic Journal, September 2014, 40(4): 499-517.

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

The superstar effect in 100 meter tournaments.” International Journal of Sport Finance, May 2014, 9(2): 111-129.

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

"How does WIC affect maternal and infant health outcomes?” with Tami Gurley-Calvez and Patrick Manzi.

"Local earned income tax credits and infant health," with Tami Gurley-Calvez.

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

"What factors entice states to manipulate corporate income tax apportionment formulas to spur economic development?” with John Deskins.

Brian Hill

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

Office Number: Perdue Hall 211
Office Phone: 410-677-3860

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, and Managerial Economics (MBA)