Dr. Robert Burrus:
Dr. Robert T. Burrus, Jr. (Dr. B)
Chair and Associate Professor of Economics
220K Cameron Hall
Wilmington, NC 28403
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"Do Efforts to Reduce the Supply of Illicit Drugs Increase Turf War Violence? A Theoretical Analysis." Journal of Economics and Finance 23 (1999): 226-34.
(with Chris Dumas and Ed Graham) "The Costs of Coastal Storm Surge Damage Reduction." Cost Engineering 44 (2001): 38-44.
(with Chris Dumas and Ed Graham) "Hurricane Storm Surge: Cost-Effective Mitigation in Wilmington, North Carolina." in Facing Our Future: Hurricane Floyd and Recovery in the Coastal Plain. Coastal Carolina Press, 2001.
(with Chris Dumas and Ed Graham) "Determinants of Principles of Macroeconomics Homework Performance" Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research 2 (2001): 13-19.
(with Chris Dumas, Claude Farrell, and William Hall) "The Impact of Low-Intensity Hurricanes on Regional Economic Activity." Natural Hazards Review 3 (2002): 118-125.
(with Christ Dumas and Ed Graham) "Catastrophic Risk and Wealth Maximizing Choices for the Homeowner." Financial Services Review 11 (2002): 327-340.
(with KimMarie McGoldrick and Pete Schuhmann) "That's Not Cheating, Is It? An Analysis of Student Definitions of Cheating." Journal of Excellence in College Teaching 15 (2004): 129-151.
(with Chris Dumas and Ed Graham) "Impacts of Insurance Deductibles and Hurricane Damage Perceptions on Mitigation Choices.” in Economics and the Wind. B. T. Ewing and J. B. Kruse, eds. Nova Science Publishing, 2005.
(with Carlo Laurore) "Does Alcohol Content Influence Undergraduate Drinking?" Southern Business and Economic Journal 26 (2003): 158-170.
(with KimMarie McGoldrick and Pete Schuhmann) "Student Quantitative Literacy: Importance, Measurement, and Correlation with Economic Literacy." The American Economist 49 (2005): 49-65.
(with Carlo Laurore and Bill Sackley) "The Impact of Law Enforcement on Undergraduate Drunkenness and Drunk Driving: Survey Results." Southern Business and Economic Journal 28 (2005): 77-87.
"The Impact of Weight-Based Penalties on Drug Purity and Demand: A Theoretical Analysis." Eastern Economic Journal 32 (2006): 629-46.
(with KimMarie McGoldrick and Pete Schuhmann) "Self Reports of Student Cheating: Does Providing a Definition of Cheating Matter?" Journal of Economic Education 38 (2007): 3-16.
(with Chris Dumas, Erin Diener, Jenny Payne and Jeff Rose) "Valuing the Recreational Benefits of Sculpture in Public Parks." Forthcoming in the Journal of Parks and Recreation Administration.
Advisor, Omicron Delta Epsilon - International Honor Society in Economics.
Co-Advisor, National Association of Business Economists (UNCW Chapter)