Jim Monks

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Business Programs
Professor of Economics
Director of Assessment and Accreditation

Selected Publications


James W. Monks, Job turnover among university presidents in the United States of America, Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2012, 139-152

James W. Monks, Robert M Schmidt, The Impact of Class Size on Outcomes in Higher Education, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2011, 17

James W. Monks, John Twomey, Monopsony and Salary Suppression: The Case of Major League Soccer in the United States, American Economist, 2011, 20-28

James W. Monks, Jared Husch, The Impact of Seeding, Home Continent, and Hosting on FIFA World Cup Results, Journal of Sports Economics, 2009, 391-408

James W. Monks, Who are the part-time faculty?, Academe, 2009, 33-37 http://www.aaup.org

James W. Monks, Matthew Luchansky, Supply and Demand Elasticities for the United States Ethanol Market, Energy Economics, 2009, 403-410

James W. Monks, Christopher Jones, Campaign Expenditures and Electoral Success, Virginia Social Science Journal, 2009, 35-54

James W. Monks, The Impact of Merit Based Financial Aid on College Enrollment: A Field Experiment, Economics of Education Review, 2009, 99-106

Erik D. Craft, James W. Monks, The Postbellum Demand for Cotton Revisited, Explorations in Economic History, 2008, 199-206 http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/622830/description#description

James W. Monks, The Relative Earnings of Contingent Faculty in Higher Education, Journal of Labor Research, 2007, 487-501

James W. Monks, Public versus Private University Presidents Pay Levels and Structure, Economics of Education Review, 2007, 338-348

James W. Monks, Making SAT Scores Optional in Selective College Admissions, Economics of Education Review, 2005, 393-405

James W. Monks, KimMarie McGoldrick, Gender Earnings Differentials Among College Administrators, Industrial Relations, 2004, 742-758

James W. Monks, An Empirical Examination of the Impact of College Financial Aid on Family Savings, National Tax Journal, 2004, 189-207

James W. Monks, Patterns of Giving to One's Alma Mater Among Young Graduates from Selective Institutions, Economics of Education Review, 2003, 121-130

James W. Monks, Loan Burdens and Educational Outcomes, Economics of Education Review, 2001, 545-550

James W. Monks, Economists' Publication Patterns, American Economist, 2001, 80-85

James W. Monks, Returns to Seniority in Academic Labor Markets, Journal of Labor Research, 2001, 415-427

James W. Monks, Gender and Racial Earnings Differentials in Academic Labor Markets, Economic Inquiry, 2000, 662-671

James W. Monks, The Academic Performance of Legacies, Economics Letters, 2000, 99-104

James W. Monks, The Returns to Individual and College Characteristics: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, Economics of Education Review, 2000, 279-289

James W. Monks, Unionization and Faculty Salaries: New Evidence From the 1990s, Journal of Labor Research, 2000, 305-314

James W. Monks, Baseball Hall of Fame Voting: A Test of the Customer Discrimination Hypothesis, Social Science Quarterly, 1999, 591-603

James W. Monks, Gender Differences in Earnings Among Economics and Business Faculty, Economics Letters, 1999, 119-125

James W. Monks, The Effect of Uncertain Returns on Human Capital Investment Patterns, Atlantic Economic Journal, 1998, 413-419

James W. Monks, Trends in Voluntary and Involuntary Job Turnover, Industrial Relations, 1998, 440-459

James W. Monks, The Impact of College Timing on Earnings, Economics of Education Review, 1997, 419-423

Additional Publications

James W. Monks, Room for Debate: How Much Student Debt Is Too Much?, New York Times, 2009www.nytimes.com

James W. Monks, US News and World Report College Rankings Matter, Change, 1999

James W. Monks, The Impact of US News and World Report College Rankings on Admissions Outcomes and Pricing Decisions at Selective Private Institutions, National Bureau of Economics Research Working Paper Series, 1999, 15


B.A., Union College 1987

Ph.D., Boston College 1995

Contact Information

107 RSB
(804) 287-1959
(804) 289-8878 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Quantitative Analysis
Economics of Higher Education