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Kurt W. Rotthoff
Associate Professor of Economics and Finance
Stillman School of Business, Seton Hall University

Ph.D. Clemson University 2007
M.A. Clemson University 2004
B.S. Westminster College 2002































Spring 2018 Classes
1. MBA Economics PQ
(First 7 weeks - WB)
2. MBA Economics PQ
(Second 7 weeks - WBB)

3. Intermediate Microeconomics
4. Undergraduate Sports
5. Economics and Liberty
6. MBA Sports

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Working Papers (also available on Google Scholar or SSRN):

"Productivity in Baseball: How Babe Ruth Beats the Benchmark" with Pete Groothuis
and Mark Strazicich (Under Review)

"Risk Taking Dynamics in Tournaments: Evidence from Professional Golf"
with Todd McFall (Under Reivew)

"Class Size, Learning, and Knowledge Decay" with Kevin P. Belanger, Angela K. Dills,
and Rey Hernandez-Julian (Under Review)

"Real Options Applied to Consumer Goods: A Look at Final Four Ticket Pricing"
with Jason Berkowitz and Craig Depken
"Valuing a Lake Amenity: An Upper and Lower Bound" with Frank Tinari (Under Review)

"Family Connections in Motorsports: The Case of Formula One"
with Pete Groothuis and Craig Depken (Under Review)
"The Efficiency of Endowments" (Under Review)

"The Impact of Unexpected Natural Disasters on Insurance Markets"

 with Ghanshyam Sharma (Under Review)

"Impacts of Being Grouped with the Greatest" with Todd McFall
"The Superstar Effect in Gymnastics" with Leah Meissner

"Does Changing NCAA Conference Influence Enrollment or Tests Scores? A Panel Study Analysis"
with Peter A Groothuis, Austin Eggers, Parker Redding, and Michael Solimini

"The Impact of NCAA Post Season Bans on the Quantity and Quality of Student Application and Enrollment"
with Peter A Groothuis, Austin Eggers, Parker Redding, and Michael Solimini
"The Impact of Market Concentration on Employment: A Look at the Insurance Industry"
with Ghanshyam Sharma
"The "Cinderella Effect": How Unexpected March Madness Runs Affect the Academics of a School"
with Trevor Collier, Nancy Haskell, and Alaina Smith

"Optimal Asset Allocation with Over-Savings"

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