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Rachel Wilson, Ph.D.

Rachel Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Hollenbeck Hall 218-G
(937) 327-6351
wilsonr1@wittenberg.edu
Fall 2016 Office Hours:

  • MONDAY - 11:40 AM-2:10 PM
  • WEDNESDAY - 11:40 AM-2:10 PM
  • By Appointment

Courses taught

  • WTSM 100 Personal Finance
  • BUSN 330 Financial Management
  • BUSN 381 Applied Business
  • BUSN 430 Investment Analysis
  • BUSN 460 Strategic Planning & Policy

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Middle Tennessee State University, Economics, 2009
  • M.A. Middle Tennessee State University, Economics, 2006
  • B.S. Miami University, Economic, 2002

Scholarships

  • 2005-2009 Graduate Assistantship, Middle Tennessee State University

Publications

  • Wilson, R. (2014) The Poor Laws: A Comparison of Three Original Pamphlets.Journal of Economics and Politics, 21(1).
  • Wilson, R. & Yontz, B. D. (2014). Degree Completers at Baccalaureate Arts and Sciences Institutions and the Contemporary U.S. Macro-economy. Innovative Higher Education, 40(1).
  • "Urbana University launches pathway to entrepreneurship." Springfield News and Sun Business to Business. August 3, 2010.

Conference Presentations

  • "Degree Completers at Baccalaureate Arts and Sciences Institutions and the Contemporary U.S. Macro-Economy." Clute Institute. Breckenridge, CO Aug 2013. Co-presented with Dr. Brian Yontz. Best Paper in Session Award.
  • "The Poor Laws: A Comparison of Three Original Reform Proposals," Ohio Association of Economist and Political Scientist, Ada, Oh, Oct 2012.
  • "The Regulation of Advanced Practice Nurses and State Health Expenditures." Midwestern Economic Association, Chicago, March 2010.
  • "Employment Based Health Insurance: Can Liberalized Regulations of Advanced Practice Nurses Help Curb Soaring Health Premiums?," Southern Economic Association, Washington DC, November 2008.
  • "Individual Health Insurance: Can Liberalized Regulations of Advanced Practice Nurses Help Curb Soaring Health Premiums?," Academy of Economics and Finance, Nashville, TN, February 2007.

Professional Memberships

  • Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists, board member.

Research Interests

Dr. Wilson is currently interested in economic history of economic thought, health economics, and the economics of higher education.

Personal Interest

Dr. Wilson has two active boys, Burke and Reed, who keep her happily exhausted. She knows she couldn't manage working and raising a family if it were not for her amazing husband, Chad, who works as a worship pastor at Fellowship Christian. She is also very fortunate to have a retired mom who helps take care of the boys when she is at work!

 

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