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Walter Wessels

Professor

Graduate Faculty

Nelson Hall 4106

919-513-2879

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago (1976)

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Department and Affiliations

Department of Economics

Area(s) of Expertise

Labor Economics

Research Publications

  • Wessels, W. J. (2007). A Reexamination of Card and Krueger’s State-Level Study of the Minimum Wage. Journal of Labor Research, XXVIII, 135-146.
  • Wessels, W. J. (2006). A Test of the Increment-Decrement Method of Calculating Worklife Expectancies. Journal of Forensic Economics, XVIII, 197-210.
  • Wessels, W. J. (2006). Economics (4th). Hauppauge, New York: Barron’s Educational Series.
  • Wessels, Walter J., “Minimum Wages and Tipped Servers,” Economic Inquiry, April 1997: pp. 42-52.
  • Wessels, Walter J., Pumphrey, G., “The Effects of Cooperative Education on Wages,” The Journal of Cooperative Education, Fall, 1996.
  • Wessels, Walter J., “The Effects of Cooperative Education on Job-Search Time, Quality of Job Placement and Advancement,” The Journal of Cooperative Education, co-authored with Gerald Pumphrey, pp. 42-62, Fall 1995.
  • Wessels, Walter J., “Do Unionized Firms Hire Better Workers?” Economic Inquiry, 616-629, October 1994, (winner of the Western Economic Association Best Article of the Year Award).

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