Kevin E. Henrickson, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics

Dr. Henrickson joined the faculty in 2006 and focuses on applied microeconomic issues with policy implications. This is evidenced both in his teaching, where he teaches courses in Labor Economics and Environmental Economics, and in his research, which...

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Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon

M.S., Economics, University of Oregon

B.A., Economics, Pacific Lutheran University

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

ECON 201: Microeconomics

ECON 320: Economics of Sports

ECON 322: Work, Wages and Inequality

ECON 324: Economics of Environmental Protection

ECON 334: Behavioral Economics

MBUS 610: Economic Environment of the Firm


Dr. Henrickson joined the faculty in 2006 and focuses on applied microeconomic issues with policy implications. This is evidenced both in his teaching, where he teaches courses in Labor Economics and Environmental Economics, and in his research, which examines government regulations in markets, competition and issues in the area of political economy.

Clarence Barnes and Kevin E. Henrickson. (2017) “Economic Development Generated by Investment in Participation Sports.” Journal of Business & Economic Policy, forthcoming.

Henrickson, Kevin E., Wesley W. Wilson and Janelle Croy. (2016) “The Convergence of Low-Cost and Legacy Airline Operations.” Forthcoming in Advances in Airline Economics, Volume 4.

Henrickson, Kevin E. (2016) “Online Lectures as a Complement for On-Campus Classes.” Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education, 8(1): 119-130.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Ryan W. Herzog. (2015) “Saving-Investment: A Spacy Relationship.” The Journal of Business Inquiry, 14(1): 23-40.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Erica H. Johnson. (2015) “Jesuit Values, Environmental Sustainability and Business Core Curriculum.” Journal of Jesuit Business Education, 6(1): 101-115.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Wesley W. Wilson. (2015) “Agricultural Transportation by Rail: Consolidation, Competition and Fuel Prices.” Choices, 30(3): 1-7.

Henrickson, Kevin E. (2014) “A Classroom Experiment on Education, Wage and Employment Determination with Statistical Discrimination.” Journal of Education for Business, 89(7): 352-360.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Wesley W. Wilson. (2014) “Prices and Costs in Transportation: A Case Study of Railroad Pricing of Corn Shipments Under Partial Deregulation and Competitive Alternatives.” The Business of Transportation, Volume 1, edited by Darren Prokop, Praeger Publishers: 176-198.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Ryan Langrill. (2013) “Spatial Econometrics in Non-Spatial Settings.” Review of Applied Economics, 9(1-2): 93-107.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Wesley W. Wilson. (2013) “Voting, Regulation, and the Railroad Industry: An Analysis of Private and Public Interest Voting Patterns.” Review of Industrial Organization, 43(1): 21-39.

Beck, John H. and Kevin E. Henrickson. (2013) “The Effect of the Top Two Primary on the Number of Primary Candidates.” Social Science Quarterly, 94(3): 777-794.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Erica Johnson. (2013) “The Demand for Spatially Complementary National Parks.” Land Economics, 89(2): 330-345.

Henrickson, Kevin E. (2012) “Spatial Competition and Strategic Firm Relocation.” Economic Inquiry, 50(2):364-379.

Barone, Gerhard, Kevin E. Henrickson and Annie Voy. (2012) “Baggage Fees and Airline Stock Performance: A Case of Initial Investor Misperception.” Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 51(1): 5 - 18.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Chong-Uk Kim. (2012) “Empirical Estimates of the Long Run Labor Market Adjustments to Immigration.” International Journal of Business and Social Science, 3(16): 39-52.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and John Scott. (2012) “Baggage Fees and Changes in Airline Ticket Prices.” Advances in Airline Economics, Volume 3: Pricing Behavior and Non Price Characteristics in the Airline Industry, edited by James Peoples, Emerald Publishing Group: 177-192.

Henrickson, Kevin E. (2011) “Spatial Competition and Grain Transportation Demand on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers.” Applied Economics, 43(10): 1257-1270.

Henrickson, Kevin E., Ashish Thatte and Erica Johnson. (2009) “Factors Influencing the Intensity of Mass Customization and the Effects on Competitive Trade-Offs.” International Journal of Business Strategy, 9(2): 58-68.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Wesley W. Wilson. (2008) “Compensation, Unionization and Deregulation in the Motor Carrier Industry.” The Journal of Law and Economics, 51(1): 153-177.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Ashish Thatte. (2008) “Outsourcing and Organizational Practices: Effects on Firm Competitiveness.” International Journal of Business Strategy, 8(3): 37-49.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Wesley W. Wilson. (2007) “A Description of the Inland Waterway System and Planning Models.” The Handbook of Transportation Policy and Administration, edited by Jeremy Plant, CRC Press: 53-78.

Henrickson, Kevin E. and Wesley W. Wilson. (2005) “A Model of Spatial Market Areas and Transportation Demand.” The Transportation Research Record 1909: 31-38.

Policy issues from an applied microeconomics focus.