School of Economics

Education

BA Economics and Mathematics - Agnes Scott College 1997
MS Economics - University of Texas at Austin 1999
Ph.D. Economics - University of Texas at Austin 2002

Selected Works

Articles

Garner, Jacqueline L and Harrison, Teresa . “Board influence, excess compensation, and shared power: Evidence from nonprofit firms” FINANCIAL REVIEW . (forthcoming)

Harrison, Teresa . “Do Mergers Really Reduce Costs? Evidence from Hospitals” ECONOMIC INQUIRY . (Oct 2011)

McCullough, B D, McGeary, Kerry Anne and Harrison, Teresa . “Do Economics Journal Archives Promote Replicable Research?” CANADIAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS 41.4 (Nov 2008)

Harrison, Teresa . “Taxes and Agglomeration Economies: How Are They Related to Nonprofit Location?” SOUTHERN ECONOMIC JOURNAL 75.2 (Oct 2008)

Harrison, Teresa and Laincz, Christopher . “Entry and Exit in the Nonprofit Sector” BERKELEY ECONOMIC & POLICY ANALYSIS ELECTRONIC JOURNAL 8.1 (Jul 2008)

Harrison, Teresa . “Consolidations and Closures: An Empirical Analysis of Exits from the Hospital Industry” HEALTH ECONOMICS 16.5 (May 2007)

Harrison, Teresa , McCullough, B D and McGeary, Kerry Anne. “Lessons from the JMCB Data/Code Archive” JOURNAL OF MONEY, CREDIT, AND BANKING 38.4 (Jun 2006)

Harrison, Teresa . “Hospital Mergers: Who Merges with Whom?” APPLIED ECONOMICS 38.10 (Apr 2006)

Harrison, Teresa . “The Effect of the Nonprofit Motive on Hospital Competitive Behavior” Contributions of Economic Analysis and Policy (BEP Journals) 4.1 (May 2005)

Presentations

Harrison, Teresa . Measuring the Degree of Competition Between Non… IIOC : Chicago, IL Apr 2014

Harrison, Teresa . Recession Related Financial Issues Faced by Nonprofits ARNOVA : Hartford , CT Nov 2013

Harrison, Teresa . Market Competition in the Nonprofit Sector: an … Southern Economic Association Conference : Tampa, FL Nov 2013

Harrison, Teresa . Too Many Nonprofits? An Empirical Approach to E… Policy Conference on Nonprofit Competition : Washington, DC Oct 2013

Harrison, Teresa . Measuring Market Structure and Competition in Nonprofit Markets Georgia State University seminar : Atlanta, GA Mar 2013

Harrison, Teresa . Market Competition in the Nonprofit Sector: an … IIOC : Washington, DC Mar 2012

Harrison, Teresa . Do Nonprofits Smooth Expenditures Over Time? A… ARNOVA : Toronto, Canada, Nov 2011

Harrison, Teresa . Market Competition in the Nonprofit Sector: an … ARNOVA : Toronto, Canada, Nov 2011

Harrison, Teresa . Nonprofits, Crowd-Out, and Credit Constraints Clemson : Clemson, SC Mar 2011

Harrison, Teresa . Measuring the Degree of Competition Between Non… ASSA : Denver, CO Jan 2011

Professional Experience

Academic-Urban Institute-National Center for Charitable Statistics Visiting Scholar Washington DC Jun 2005 - Sep 2005

Awards

2009-2011 Distinguished Fellow of Center for Teaching Excellence (LeBow College of Business)
2005 Excellence in Teaching Award (LeBow College of Business)
2004 Excellence in Teaching Award (LeBow College of Business)
2001-2002 David Bruton, Jr. Fellowship (University of Texas-Austin)
2001 Dissertation Fellowship, Program on Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector (Social Science Research Council)

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Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Economics of Non-profits
  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Mergers and Acquisitions