Teresa Harrison

Teresa Harrison

Areas of Expertise

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

Selected Works

Articles

Harrison, Teresa, and Seim, Katja, Nonprofit tax exemptions, for-profit competition, and spillovers to community services. Economic Journal (Forthcoming)

Bun, Maurice J.G., and Harrison, Teresa, OLS and IV estimation of regression models including endogenous interaction terms. Econometric Reviews (Forthcoming)

Gayle, Philip, Harrison, Teresa, and Thornton, Jeremy, Entry, Donor Market Size, and Competitive Conduct among Nonprofit Firms. International Journal of Industrial Organization 50 (Jan 2017): 294-318.

Harrison, Teresa, and Thornton, Jeremy, Too Many Nonprofits? An Empirical Approach to Estimating Trends in Nonprofit Demand. Nonprofit Policy Forum 5 (Sep 2014): 213-229.

Garner, Jacqueline L., and Harrison, Teresa, Board influence, excess compensation, and shared power: Evidence from nonprofit firms. Financial Review 48 (Nov 2013):

Harrison, Teresa, Do Mergers Really Reduce Costs? Evidence from Hospitals. Economic Inquiry (Oct 2011):

McCullough, B D., McGeary, Kerry A., and Harrison, Teresa, Do Economics Journal Archives Promote Replicable Research?. Canadian Journal of Economics 41 (Nov 2008):

Harrison, Teresa, Taxes and Agglomeration Economies: How Are They Related to Nonprofit Location?. Southern Economic Journal 75 (Oct 2008):

Harrison, Teresa, Review of np Software for R. Journal of Applied Econometrics 23 (Sep 2008):

Harrison, Teresa, and Laincz, Christopher, Entry and Exit in the Nonprofit Sector. Berkeley Economic & Policy Analysis Electronic Journal 8 (Jul 2008):

Harrison, Teresa, McCullough, B D., and McGeary, Kerry A., Lessons from the JMCB Data/Code Archive. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking 38 (Jun 2006):

Harrison, Teresa, Hospital Mergers: Who Merges with Whom?. Applied Economics 38 (Apr 2006):

Harrison, Teresa, and Lybecker, Kristina, The Effect of the Nonprofit Motive on Hospital Competitive Behavior. Contributions of Economic Analysis and Policy (Bep Journals) 4 (May 2005):

Books

Anandarajan, Murugan, and Harrison, Teresa, Aligning Business Strategies and Analytics - Bridging Between Theory and Practice. New York City: Springer, (Forthcoming)

Chapters

Harrison, Teresa, “Competition and Collaboration: When Are They Good for the Nonprofit Sector?.” Handbook of Research on Nonprofit Economics and Management, Ed. Dennis Young and Bruce Seaman. Northhampton, Massachusetts: Edward Elgar, (Forthcoming)

Presented Research

Harrison, Teresa, Nonprofit Entry, Competition, and Fundraising, IIOC: Indianapolis, IN, (Apr 2018):

Harrison, Teresa, Nonprofit Entry, Competition, and Fundraising, ARNOVA: Grand Rapids, MI, (Nov 2017):

Harrison, Teresa, Productivity of Nonprofit Fundraising, Southern Economic Association: Washington, DC, (Nov 2016):

Harrison, Teresa, Productivity of Nonprofit Fundraising, ARNOVA: Washington, DC, (Nov 2016):

Harrison, Teresa, Nonprofit tax exemptions, for-profit competition, and spillovers to community services, University of New Hampshire: Durham, NH, (Apr 2016):

Harrison, Teresa, Do Patients Value Uncompensated Care Provision?, IIOC: Philadelphia, PA, (Apr 2016):

Harrison, Teresa, Nonparametric Methods, Southern Economics Association: New Orleans, LA, (Nov 2015):

Harrison, Teresa, Entry Thresholds and Competitive Behavior among Nonprofit Firms, ARNOVA: Chicago, IL, (Nov 2015):

Harrison, Teresa, Entry, Donor Market Size, and Competitive Condu…, (Apr 2015):

Education

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

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)

WWW Resources


Media Mentions

T-Mobile, Sprint come up short in making their case for a wireless merger

via Los Angeles Times

Teresa Harrison, associate professor of economics at Drexel University, provided insight on the corporate perspective behind mergers.

Salvation Army's community centers add $15M+ to local economy

via Philadelphia Business Journal

LeBow economics professor Teresa Harrison comments on the economic value of community centers to the neighborhoods they serve.