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Michael Conlin

Ph.D. , University of Wisconsin, Madison

Address: 210F Marshall-Adams Hall
Tel: 517.355.0285
Fax: 517.432.1068
E-mail: conlinmi@msu.edu
Web: https://www.msu.edu/~conlinmi/

Curriculum Vitae

  • The hotel industry
  • Contracts (especially franchise and National Football League)
  • Effect of weather on catalog sales
  • Tipping
  • Voting models
  • The Deer Hunter: The Unintended Affects of Hunting Regulations, with Stacy Dickert-Conlin and John Pepper, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(1): 178-187, February 2009.
  • The Performance of the Pivotal Voter Model in Small-Scale Elections: Evidence from Texas Liquor Referenda, with Steve Coate and Andrea Moro, The Journal of Public Economics, 92(2-3): 582-596, April 2008.
  • Projection Bias in Catalogue Orders with Ted O'Donoghue and Timothy Vogelsang, The American Economic Review, 97(4): 1217-1249, September 2007.
  • A Group Rule-Utilitarian Approach to Voter Turnout: Theory and Evidence, with Steve Coate, The American Economic Review, 94(5): 1476-1504, December 2004.
  • The Social Norm of Tipping, with Ted O'Donoghue and Mike Lynn, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 52(3): 297-321, November 2003.

Please see the faculty member's web site for a copy of the paper in pdf format.

  • Inference by College Admission Departments with Stacy Dickert-Conlin
  • Voluntary Disclosure and the Strategic Behavior of Colleges , with Stacy Dickert-Conlin and Gabrielle Chapman.
  • The Effect of Franchising on Competition: An Empirical Analysis
  • Love at What Price? Estimating the Value of Marriage, with Stacy Dickert-Conlin and Melissa Koenig.
  • The Effect of an Agent's Experience on National Football League Contract Structure, Joe Orsini and Meng-Chi Tang.

Please see the faculty member's web site for a copy of the paper in pdf format.

Michigan State University Department of Economics