Faculty Profile

David Molina

Title
Chair
Department
Economics
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Texas A&M University, 1983.
Major: Economics
Degree Specialization: Income Distribution, Mathematical Economics, International Trade, Consumer Economics
BBA, Saint Mary's University, 1979.
Major: Economics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2023
ECON 4855.001, US Mexico Economic Relations, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ECON 3200.001, Behavioral Economics, Spring 2022
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 1110.029, Principles of Macroeconomics, Spring 2022
ECON 1110.701, Principles of Macroeconomics, Spring SDC 2022
ECON 1100.028, Principles of Microeconomics, Spring 2022
ECON 1100.032, Principles of Microeconomics, Spring 2022
ECON 1100.038, Principles of Microeconomics, Spring 8W2 2022
ECON 1100.501, Principles of Microeconomics, Spring 2022
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2021 SPOT
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2020 SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2019 SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2018 SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2017 SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2016 SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2015 SPOT
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2015 Syllabus
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2014
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2013 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2013
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2013
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2013 Syllabus
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Summer 5W2 2013 Syllabus
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2013 Syllabus
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2013
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2012 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2012
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2012
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2012
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2012 Syllabus
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Summer 5W2 2012 Syllabus
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Summer 5W2 2012
ECON 4980.001, Experimental Course, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Fall 2011 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Fall 2011
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2011
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2011
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Summer 5W2 2011
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Summer 5W2 2011
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2011 Syllabus
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2011 Syllabus
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2011
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2011
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2011
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2010
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2010
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2010
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Summer 5W2 2010
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Summer 5W2 2010
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2010 Syllabus
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2010
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2010
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2010
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2010
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Fall 2009
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2009
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2009
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2009
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
ECON 4980.003, Experimental Course, Spring 2009
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2009
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2009
ECON 5090.791, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2009
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2009
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Fall 2008
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2008
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2008
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2008
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2008
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Spring 2008
ECON 3150.002, Economics of Discrimination, Spring 2008
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2008
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2008
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Fall 2007
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2007
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2007
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2007
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Spring 2007
ECON 3150.002, Economics of Discrimination, Spring 2007
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2007
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2007
ECON 5090.791, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2007
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Fall 2006
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2006
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2006
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2006
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W2 2006
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W2 2006
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Summer 5W2 2006
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Spring 2006
ECON 3150.002, Economics of Discrimination, Spring 2006
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2006
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2006
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2006
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Fall 2005
ECON 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Fall 2005
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2005
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2005
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2005
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Summer 5W1 2005
ECON 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2005
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2005
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Spring 2005
ECON 4510.001, History of Economic Thought, Spring 2005
ECON 4850.001, International Trade, Spring 2005
ECON 5850.001, International Trade, Spring 2005
ECON 5090.001, Seminar on the History of Economic Thought, Spring 2005
ECON 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 2005
ECON 3150.001, Economics of Discrimination, Fall 2004
ECON 5600.001, Mathematical Economics, Fall 2004
ECON 4900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Molina, D. J. (1997). "NAFTA and Trucking," in Mexican Presence on U.S. Highways After the 17th December 1995: Workshop Proceedings. College Station, TX: Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University.
Molina, D. J., Riney, B., Rubin, R., Peck, C. J. (1989). Opportunity Costs of Employed Wives. 19. American Home Economics Association.
Book
Molina, D. J., Erickson, C. A., Ghosh, S. N. (2004). The U.S.-Mexican border environment: Improving Transboundary Air Quality with Binational Emission Reduction Credit Trading. SCERP Monograph Series. (10), . San Diego State University Press.
Molina, D. J., Giermanski, J. (1994). The Linking or the Isolation of Two Economies: A Look at Trucking Along the Texas-Mexico Border. The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin.
Molina, D. J., Hayes, K., Basmann, R. L., Johnson, J. D., Slottje, D. J. (1988). The Generalized Fechner-Thurstone Direct Utility Function and Some of its Uses. Springer Press.
Book Chapter
Molina, D., Roman, B., (2018). New Migration Networks: An Application of Graph and Network Theory. Aspectos Economicos. 139-159. Tijuana, B.C.: Colegio De La Frontera Norte.
Molina, D. J., Fullerton, Jr., T. M., Barraza de Anda, M. P., Rueda, L. A., Gutiérrez Casas, L. E. (2010). "Education, direct foreign investment, and regionaleconomic performance in Mexico". Mercado laboral,población y desarrollo Estudios sobre Ciudad Juárez. Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez.
Molina, D. J. (2007). The Recycling Centenarian Trio: U.S., Mexico, China. NACCS meeting at UNT.
Molina, D. J., Erickson, C. A., Ghosh, S. N., Curry, T., Lownes-Jackson, M., Ghosh, S. (2005). "Using Emission Permit Trading to Coordinate Environmental Policy: The U.S.-Mexico Border,". Globalization and Urbanization: Opportunities and Challenges. 26-60. Tennessee State University Press.
Molina, D. J., Bailey, J. (2001). "Economic Dynamics in the US-Mexican Border Region,". U.S.-Mexican Economic Integration: NAFTA at the Grass Roots. 71-97. US-Mexican Center for Policy Studies Center, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin.
Molina, D. J., Davila, A. (1995). "Impacto del TLC en El Comercio al Menudeo en la Frontera de Texas con Mexico,". El Effecto del Acuerdo de Libre Commercio a la Region Fronteriza. 35-50. Saltillo, Coahuila: Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila Press.
Molina, D. J., Williams, G. W., Grennes, T. (1994). "Pollution Abatement Costs and U.S.-Mexico Trade in Food Related Products,". NAFTA and Agriculture: Will The Experiment Work?. 53-70. Center for North American Studies, International Agricultural Trade Research Consortium, Texas Agricultural Market Research Center.
Molina, D. J., Dean, C. C., Thibodeaux, M. D., Beyerlein, M., Ebrahami, B., Prasad, S. B., Peterson, R. B. (1993). "Corporate Entrepreneurship and Competitive Aggressiveness: A Comparison of U.S. Firms Operating In Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States with U.S. Firms in Other High-Risk Environments". Advances in International Comparative Management. 8, 31-54.
Molina, D. J., Valenciano, E. O., Ganster, P. (1992). "A Note on the Impact NAFTA will have on the Border Economic Walls Which Have Created a Distorted Service Industry: The Case of the Texas-Mexico Border,". The Mexican-U.S. Border Region and the Free Trade Agreement. 35-40. Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias, San Diego State University.
Molina, D. J., Cobb, S., Davila, A. (1992). "Texas-Mexico Trends in Maquiladora Investment". La Apertura Comercial y las Relaciones Economicas del la Frontera Mexico-Texas. Saltillo, Coahuila: Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila.
Cobb, S. L., Molina, D. J., Slottje, D. (1992). "The Effect of Maquiladoras on Income Distribution in Sixteen Texas Border Counties: an Empirical Application of the Kappa Criterion". Research in Economic Inequality II. JAI Press.
Molina, D. J., Cobb, S. L., Slottje, D. (1992). "The Effect of Maquiladoras on Income Distribution on the Texas-Mexican Border". Research in Economic Inequality. 169-191. JAI Press.
Cobb, S. L., Molina, D. J., Davila, A. F. (1991). "Texas-Mexico Trends in Maquiladora Investment". La Apertura Comercial y las Relaciones Economicas de la Frontera Mexico-Texas.
Molina, D. J., Cobb, S. L. (1991). "Implications of North American Free Trade for Infrastructure and Migration on the Texas-Mexico Border". North American Free Trade: Proceedings of a Conference. 75-89. Sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Molina, D. J., Nieswiadomy, M., Collins, M. A. (1988). "Estimating Residential Water Demand Under Multi-Part Tariffs Using Household Data,". Water Planning and Financing for the 21st Century. 247-260. Center for Urban Water Studies at Southern Methodist University.
Molina, D. J., Nieswiadomy, M. L., Schoolmaster, F. A. (1988). "The Importance of the Rate Structure In a Water Conservation Plan,". Information Resource Handbook for The J.K.G. Silvey Conference on Land and Water Resource Challenges in North Central Texas, Denton, Texas, September 22-23.
Molina, D. J., Hayes, K., Nieswiadomy, M., Slottje, D., Slottje, D. J. (1985). "Variable Preference, Demand Elasticities and the True Cost-of-Living-Index: The Case of Mexico,". Advances in Econometrics, Vol. 5.
Molina, D. J., Basmann, R. L., Slottje, D. J., Basmann, R., Rhodes Jr., G. F. (1984). "Variable Consumer Preferences, Economic Inequality, and Cost-of-Living: Part one,". Advances in Econometrics Vol 3. 1-65. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press.
Molina, D. J., Basmann, R. L., Rodarte, M., Slottje, D. ., Nobe, K., Sampath, R. (1983). "Some New Methods of Predicting Changes in Economic Inequality Associated with Trends in Growth and Development,". Issues in Third World Development. 71-141. Westview Press/ Boulder Co..
Book Review
Molina, D. J. (2007). Review of Fifty Years of Change on the U.S.-Mexico Border by Joan Anderson and James Gerber. 22(2), 121-122. Journal of Borderland Studies.
Molina, D. J. (1995). Urban Leviathan: Mexico City in the Twentieth Century by Diane E. Davis. 541, 187-188. Annals of Political Science.
Weeks, J. W., Ham-Chande, R., Molina, D. J. (1993). Demographic Dynamic of the U.S.-Mexico Border. 5(2), 205-206. Locus.
Flores, A. D., Molina, D. J. (1993). La Apertura Comercial y La Frontera Mexico-Texas. 8(1), 116-118. Journal of Borderland Studies.
Molina, D. J. (1992). "Exports and Local Development: Mexico's New Maquiladoras" by Patricia Wilson. 7(2), 116-118. Journal of Borderland Studies.
Journal Article
Molina, D. J. (2018). “El Impacto Economico y las Condiciones Economicas de la Diaspora Mexican en los Estados Unidos (The Economic Impact and Economic Condition of the Mexican Diaspora in the United States). XVIII(71), 121-132. Mexico City:.
Cobb, S. L., McPherson, M. A., Molina, D. J., Quintanilla, J. A., Rasmussen, E., Rous, J. J. (2018). Teaching Economics to the Masses: The Effects of Student Help Centers on Academic Outcomes. International Review of Economics Education. 27(January 2018), 16-23.
Martinez, J., McPherson, M. A., Molina, D. J., Rous, J. J. (2013). The Economic Geography of Microenterprises: Clustering, Networking, and Knowledge Spillovers. Enterprise Development & Microfinance. 24(4), 346-361. Practical Action Publishing. http://practicalaction.org/enterprise-development-microfinance
Molina, D. J., McPherson, M., Jewell, T. (2010). The Determinants of the Growth of Microenterprises in Central Mexico: Evidence from a Survey in Toluca. Canadian Journal of Development Studies.
Molina, D. J., Lopez, E. (2010). Third-Degree Price Discrimination: Apology Not Necessary. Atlantic Economic Journal. 38, 383-397.
Molina, D. J., Jewell, T. (2009). "Mexican migration to the US: a comparison of income and network effects. Eastern Economic Journal. 35(2), 144-159.
Molina, D. J., Jewell, T. (2009). An Analysis of Mexican Remigration to the US.. Journal of Business Strategies. 26(1), 55-71.
Molina, D. J. (2009). Has Economic Integration increase or decreased the Homogeneity of Rural and Urban Mexican Consumers. Paradigma Económico. 1(1), 190-206.
Molina, D. J. (2005). Mexico's Changing Distribution of Income?. Journal of Economic Issues. 39(2), 419-27.
Molina, D. J., Jewell, T. (2005). An Evaluation of the Relationship between Hispanics and Major League Soccer. Journal of Sports Economics. 6(2), 160-177.
Molina, D. J., Jewell, T. (2004). Productive Efficiency and Salary Distribution: The Case of US Major League Baseball. Scottish Journal of Political Economy. 51(1), 127-142.
Molina, D. J., McPherson, M., Jewell, T. (2004). Testing the Determinants of Income Distribution in Major League Baseball. Economic Inquiry. 42(3), 469-482.
Molina, D. J., Peach, J. (2002). Income Distribution in Mexico's Northern Border States. Journal of Borderland Studies. 17(2), 1-19.
Molina, D. J., Ghosh, S. (2002). Public Decisions for Private Management of Air Pollution: The Case of the US-Mexico Border Region. Journal of Developing Areas. 36(1), 93-107.
Molina, D. J., Ghosh, S., Bohren, L. (1999). An Expanded Emission Profile of Vehicles on the Road and Willingness to Pay. Other.
Molina, D. J. (1997). Socioeconomic Workgroup Report. Other. 4, .
Molina, D. J. (1996). The US-Mexico Cross-Border Freight Market: Prospects for Mexican Truckers.
Molina, D. J., Chavez, O., Ghosh, S. (1996). La Calidad del Aire en Ciudad Juarez. La Jornada Ecologica.
Molina, D. J. (1993). A Comment on Whether the Maquiladoras are in Mexico for Low Wages or to Avoid Pollution Abatement Costs. The Journal of Environment and Development. 2(1), 220-241.
Molina, D. J., Hoffnar, E., Parish, N. (1993). Mexico's Maquiladora Trade and the Industrial Flight Hypothesis. Journal of Borderland Studies. 8(2), 91-104.
Molina, D. J. (1991). A Note on Price Perception in Water Demand Models.
Molina, D. J., Rubin, R., Riney, B. (1990). Expenditure Pattern Differentials Between One-Earner and Dual-Earner Households: 1972-73 and 1984. Journal of Consumer Research. 17(1), 43-52.
Molina, D. J., Nieswiadomy, M. L. (1989). Comparing Residential Water Estimates Under Decreasing and Increasing Block Rates Using Household Data. Land Economics. 65(3), 280-289.
Molina, D. J., Hayes, K., Slottje, D. J. (1989). Measuring Preference Variation Across North America. Economica. 55, 525-539.
Molina, D. J., Cobb, S. L. (1989). The Impact of Maquiladora Investment on the Size Distribution of Income Along the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Case of Texas. Journal of Borderland Studies. 4(2), 100-118.
Molina, D. J., Cobb, S. L., Sokulsky, K. (1989). The Impact of Maquiladoras on Commuter Flows in the Texas-Mexican Border. Journal of Borderland Studies. 4(1), 71-88.
Nieswiadomy, M. L., Molina, D. J. (1988). "Urban Water Demand Estimates Under Increasing Block Rates". Growth and Change. 19(1-2), 1-12.
Molina, D. J., Basmann, R. L., Slottje, D. J. (1988). A Note on Measuring Veblen's Theory of Conspicuous Consumption. Review of Economics and Statistics. 70(3), 531-535.
Molina, D. J., Hirschberg, J., Slottje, D. J. (1988). A Selection Criterion for Choosing Between Functional Forms of Income Distributions. Econometric Reviews. 7(3), 183-197.
Molina, D. J., Slottje, D. J. (1988). The Gamma Distribution and the Size Distribution of Income Reconsidered. Other. 15(2), 86.
Molina, D. J., Nieswiadomy, M. (1988). Urban Water Demand Estimates Under Increasing Block Rates. Growth and Change. 19(1), 1-12.
Molina, D. J., Basmann, R., Hayes, K. T., Slottje, D. . (1987). A New Method for Measuring Technological Change. Economic Letters. 25, 329-333.
Molina, D. J., Basmann, R. L., Slottje, D. J. (1987). Price Dependent Preferences and the Generalized Fechner- Thurstone Direct Utility Function: An Exposition. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics. 143(4), 568-594.
Molina, D. J., Bittle, C., Barter, F. C. (1985). The Cosinor Method of Data Reduction for the Determination of Salt-Sensitivity in Essential Hypertension. Hypertension. 7(6), 989-994.
Molina, D. J., Basmann, R. L., Slottje, D. J. (1984). A Note on Aggregation of Fechner-Thurstone Direct Utility Functions. Economic Letters. 14, 117-122.
Molina, D. J. (1984). Conspicuous Consumption: Water in Louisiana. Louisiana Business Review. 48(2), 17-24.
Molina, D. J., Richardson, J., Scott, L., Jamal, A. (1984). Louisiana's 1984 Econometric Forecast. Louisiana Business Review. 47(3), 6-15.
Molina, D. J., Jamal, A. (1984). The Economies of Louisiana and its neighbors. Louisiana Business Review. 48(1), 25-34.
Molina, D. J., Basmann, R. L., Slottje, D. J. (1983). Budget constraint prices and preference-changing parameters of generalized Fechner-Thurstone direct utility functions. American Economic Review. 73, 411-413.
Molina, D. J., Adams, P., Davis, P., Duffy Jr., J. (1983). Economic Assistance in Louisiana. Louisiana Business Review. 48(1), 14-20.
Popular Press Article
Molina, D. J. (1992). "The Impact of a U.S. - Mexico FTA on Migration". 91-98. Free Trade and the United States-Mexico Borderlands. A Regional Report to the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress.
Molina, D. J. (1991). U.S.-Mexico Free Trade Agreement: Issues and Implications for Infrastructure.
Molina, D. J., Cobb, S. L. (1989). Maquiladoras and Income Distribution of Hispanics on the Texas-Mexican Border. 3(1), 126. Social Science Perspective Journal.
Video and Audiovisual Material
Levin, C. M., McPherson, M. A., Jewell, R. T., Martinez, J., Molina, D. J. (2011). Ivan and Arnold: Day Laborers from Both Sides of the Border.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Jewell, R. (Co-Principal), Levin, C. M. (Co-Principal), Martinez, J. (Co-Principal), McPherson, M. A. (Co-Principal), Molina, D. J. (Co-Principal), "Weathering the Storm: The Cultural and Social Impact of Shifting Economic Trends on Mexican Immigrants in the United States: A Documentary Film," Sponsored by Hispanic and Global Studies Initiative Fund (UNT), University of North Texas, $20197.00 Funded. (20092010).
Jewell, R. (Co-Principal), Lyons, D. (Co-Principal), McPherson, M. A. (Co-Principal), Molina, D. J. (Co-Principal), Rice, M. D. (Co-Principal), Rous, J. J. (Co-Principal), "An Exploratory Survey of the Micro Enterprises in Central Mexico with a Focus on Agglomeration Externalities and Benefits of Return Migration," Sponsored by Charn Uswachoke Fund (UNT), University of North Texas, $2000 Funded. (20082009).
Jewell, R. (Co-Principal), McPherson, M. A. (Co-Principal), Molina, D. J. (Co-Principal), "A Pilot Study of Mexican Micro Enterprises: Extension to Central Mexico," Sponsored by Hispanic and Global Studies Initiative Fund (UNT), University of North Texas, $22628 Funded. (20072008).
Jewell, R. (Co-Principal), McPherson, M. A. (Co-Principal), Molina, D. J. (Co-Principal), "A Study of Mexican Microenterprises: Pilot Survey and Evaluation," Sponsored by Hispanic and Global Studies Initiative Fund (UNT), University of North Texas, $12000 Funded. (20062007).
Jewell, R. (Co-Principal), McPherson, M. A. (Co-Principal), Molina, D. J. (Co-Principal), "An Exploratory Survey of Micro Enterprises in Northern Mexico," Sponsored by Charn Uswachoke Fund (UNT), University of North Texas, $6400 Funded. (20062007).
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    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
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    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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