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Personal Details

First Name: William
Middle Name: Edward
Last Name: Becker
Suffix: Jr.

RePEc Short-ID: pbe156

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Homepage: http://mypage.iu.edu/~beckerw
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Affiliation

Department of Economics
Indiana University
Location: Bloomington, Indiana (United States)
Homepage: http://www.indiana.edu/~econweb/
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Phone: 812-855-1021
Fax: 812-855-3736
Postal: Wylie Hall Room 105, Bloomington, IN 47405-6620
Handle: RePEc:edi:deiubus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Becker, William E. & Becker, Suzanne R., 2011. "Potpourri: reflections from husband/wife academic editors," MPRA Paper 39956, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. William E. Becker & William H. Greene & John J. Siegfried, 2010. "Do Undergraduate Majors or Ph.D. Students Affect Faculty Size?," CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich 3065, CESifo Group Munich.
  3. Becker, William E. & Round, David K., 2009. "'The' Market for Higher Education: Does It Really Exist?," IZA Discussion Papers 4092, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Becker, William E. & Greene, William H. & Siegfried, John J., 2009. "Does Teaching Load Affect Faculty Size?," IZA Discussion Papers 3996, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  5. Becker, William E., 2007. "Quit lying and address the controversies: there are no dogmata, laws, rules or standards in the science of economics," MPRA Paper 39958, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Lopus, Jane S. & Grimes, Paul W. & Becker, William E. & Pearson, Rodney, 2007. "Human subjects requirements and economic education researchers," MPRA Paper 39876, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Becker, W. & Rosen, S., 1990. "The Learning Effect Of Assessment And Evaluation In High School," University of Chicago - Economics Research Center, Chicago - Economics Research Center 90-7, Chicago - Economics Research Center.

Articles

  1. William Bosshardt & Michael Watts & William E. Becker, 2013. "Course Requirements for Bachelor's Degrees in Economics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 643-47, May.
  2. Martin P. Shanahan & John K. Wilson & William E. Becker, 2012. "Following Zahka: Using Nobel Prize Winners’ Speeches and Ideas to Teach Economics," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(2), pages 190-199, April.
  3. Brent A. Evans & Paul W. Grimes & William E. Becker, 2012. "What Led Eminent Economists to Become Economists?," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 43(1), pages 83-98, January.
  4. Georg Schaur & Michael Watts & William E Becker, 2012. "School, Department, and Instructor Determinants of Assessment Methods in Undergraduate Economics Courses," Eastern Economic Journal, Palgrave Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 38(3), pages 381-400.
  5. Cynthia L. Harter & William E. Becker & Michael Watts, 2011. "Time Allocations and Reward Structures for US Academic Economists from 1955–2005: Evidence from Three National Surveys," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 10(2), pages 6-27.
  6. William E. Becker, 2011. "In Memory of Peter Kennedy (May 18, 1943--August 30, 2010)," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(1), pages 1-2, January.
  7. William B. Walstad & William E. Becker, 2010. "Preparing Graduate Students in Economics for Teaching: Survey Findings and Recommendations," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(2), pages 202-210, March.
  8. Michael Watts & William E. Becker, 2008. "A Little More than Chalk and Talk: Results from a Third National Survey of Teaching Methods in Undergraduate Economics Courses," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(3), pages 273-286, July.
  9. Georg Schaur & Michael Watts & William E. Becker, 2008. "Assessment Practices and Trends in Undergraduate Economics Courses," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 552-56, May.
  10. William E. Becker & Peter E. Kennedy, 2006. "The Influence of Teaching on Research in Economics," Southern Economic Journal, Southern Economic Association, Southern Economic Association, vol. 72(3), pages 747-759, January.
  11. Becker, William E., 2006. "P. Teixeira, B. Jongbloed, D. Dill and A. Amaral, Editors, Markets in Higher Education: Rhetoric or Reality?, Kluwer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2004) (354pp. (hb). Address: Kluwer Publishers, POB 17," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 25(6), pages 679-681, December.
  12. William E. Becker & William H. Greene, 2005. "Using the Nobel Laureates in Economics to Teach Quantitative Methods," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 36(3), pages 261-277, July.
  13. Becker, William E., 2005. "In: Richard P. Chait, Editors, The Questions of Tenure, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA (2002) pp. 334+xii, Price $35.00 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 24(2), pages 237-239, April.
  14. William E. Becker & Peter E. Kennedy, 2005. "Does Teaching Enhance Research in Economics?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 95(2), pages 172-176, May.
  15. Becker, William E., 2004. "Good-byE old, hello new in teaching economics," Australasian Journal of Economics Education (AJEE), University of Queensland, School of Economics, University of Queensland, School of Economics, vol. 1(1), pages 5-17, March.
  16. Cynthia L. Harter & William E. Becker & Michael Watts, 2004. "Changing Incentives and Time Allocations for Academic Economists: Results from 1995 and 2000 National Surveys," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(1), pages 89-97, January.
  17. William E. Becker, 2004. "Economics for a Higher Education," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 3(1), pages 52-62.
  18. William B. Walstad & William E. Becker, 2003. "The Instructional Use and Teaching Preparation of Graduate Students in U.S. Ph.D.-Granting Economics Departments," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 93(2), pages 449-454, May.
  19. Becker, William E., 2002. "Teaching Quantitative Methods in Economics: Alternatives to Theorem and Proof and Chalk and Talk," Economic Analysis and Policy (EAP), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), School of Economics and Finance, vol. 32(2), pages 159-180, June Spec.
  20. Becker, William E. & Powers, John R., 2001. "Student performance, attrition, and class size given missing student data," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(4), pages 377-388, August.
  21. William E. Becker & Michael Watts, 2001. "Teaching Methods in U.S. Undergraduate Economics Courses," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(3), pages 269-279, January.
  22. William E. Becker & William H. Greene, 2001. "Teaching Statistics and Econometrics to Undergraduates," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 15(4), pages 169-182, Fall.
  23. William E. Becker & Michael Watts, 2001. "Teaching Economics at the Start of the 21st Century: Still Chalk-and-Talk," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 91(2), pages 446-451, May.
  24. Kim Sosin & William E. Becker, 2000. "Online Teaching Resources: A New Journal Section," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 31(1), pages 3-7, December.
  25. William E. Becker, 2000. "Teaching Economics in the 21st Century," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 14(1), pages 109-119, Winter.
  26. Becker, William E & Johnston, Carol, 1999. "The Relationship between Multiple Choice and Essay Response Questions in Assessing Economics Understanding," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 75(231), pages 348-57, December.
  27. William E. Becker, 1999. "Turning Merit Scores into Salaries," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(4), pages 420-426, December.
  28. Arnold Katz & William E. Becker, 1999. "Technology and the Teaching of Economics to Undergraduates," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(3), pages 194-199, January.
  29. William E. Becker, 1999. "Peter Kennedy, A Guide to Econometrics. 4th ed. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1998. xii + 468 pp," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(1), pages 89-90, January.
  30. Cynthia Lay Harter & William E. Becker & Michael Watts, 1999. "Who Teaches with More Than Chalk and Talk?," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 25(3), pages 343-356, Summer.
  31. William E. Becker, 1999. "Carl Shapiro and Hal R. Varian. Information Rules: A Strategic Guide to the Network Economy. Boston, Massachusetts: Harvard Business School Press, 1999. x + 352 pp," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 30(2), pages 189-190, January.
  32. Michael Watts & William E. Becker, 1999. "How Departments of Economics Evaluate Teaching," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 89(2), pages 344-349, May.
  33. William E. Becker, 1998. "Standards and Testing: Another View," The Journal of Economic Education, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(2), pages 183-186, June.
  34. Becker, William E, 1998. "Engaging Students in Quantitative Analysis with Short Case Examples from the Academic and Popular Press," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 88(2), pages 480-86, May.
  35. William E. Becker, 1997. "Teaching Economics to Undergraduates," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 35(3), pages 1347-1373, September.
  36. Becker, William E., 1996. "Paying the piper: Productivity, incentives, and financing in U.S. higher education : Edited by , and . Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1993. 335 pp. Price: U.S.$31.60 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 15(4), pages 445-446, October.
  37. Becker, William E & Watts, Michael, 1996. "Chalk and Talk: A National Survey on Teaching Undergraduate Economics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 86(2), pages 448-53, May.
  38. Becker, William E. & Toutkoushian, Robert K., 1995. "The measurement and cost of removing unexplained gender differences in faculty salaries," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 14(3), pages 209-220, September.
  39. Becker, William E & Watts, Michael, 1995. "Teaching Tools: Teaching Methods in Undergraduate Economics," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, Western Economic Association International, vol. 33(4), pages 692-700, October.
  40. Becker, William E., 1995. "Studies of supply and demand in higher Education : and (eds). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993, 294 pp. $45.00 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 14(1), pages 93-95, March.
  41. Walstad, William B & Becker, William E, 1994. "Achievement Differences on Multiple-Choice and Essay Tests in Economics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 84(2), pages 193-96, May.
  42. Becker, William E. & Kennedy, Peter E., 1992. "A Graphical Exposition of the Ordered Probit," Econometric Theory, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 8(01), pages 127-131, March.
  43. Becker, William E. & Rosen, Sherwin, 1992. "The learning effect of assessment and evaluation in high school," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 11(2), pages 107-118, June.
  44. Becker, William, et al, 1991. "An Agenda for Research on Economic Education in Colleges and Universities," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 81(2), pages 26-31, May.
  45. Becker, William & Goodman, Rebecca, 1991. "The semilogarithmic earnings equation and its use in assessing salary discrimination in academe," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 10(4), pages 323-332, December.
  46. Becker, William E & Walstad, William B, 1990. "Data Loss from Pretest to Posttest as a Sample Selection Problem," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 72(1), pages 184-88, February.
  47. Becker, William E & Greene, William & Rosen, Sherwin, 1990. "Research on High School Economic Education," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 80(2), pages 14-22, May.
  48. Becker, William E., 1988. "Assessing personnel practices in higher education: A misleading note of caution," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 7(4), pages 445-449, August.
  49. Becker, William E, 1987. "Teaching Statistical Methods to Undergraduate Economics Students," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 77(2), pages 18-23, May.
  50. Becker, William E. & Williams, Arlington W., 1986. "Assessing personnel practices in higher education: A case study in the hiring of females," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 5(3), pages 265-272, June.
  51. Becker, William Jr, 1985. "Financing higher education : Edited by John C. Hoy and Melvin H. Bernstein. Boston, MA: Auburn House Publishing, 1982. pp. 200 + xx. Price: U.S.$19.95 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 4(2), pages 153-155, April.
  52. Becker, William E, Jr, 1982. "The Educational Process and Student Achievement Given Uncertainty in Measurement," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 72(1), pages 229-36, March.
  53. Becker, William E, Jr & Morey, Mathew J, 1980. "Pooled Cross-Section, Time-Series Evaluation:," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 70(2), pages 35-40, May.
  54. Becker, William E, Jr, 1979. "Professorial Behavior Given a Stochastic Reward Structure," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 69(5), pages 1010-17, December.
  55. Becker, W., 1977. "Relativistic charged particles in the field of an electromagnetic plane wave in a medium," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 87(3), pages 601-613.
  56. Lewis, Darrell R & Becker, William E, Jr, 1976. "The Teacher Training Program for New Ph.D.s," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 66(2), pages 229-33, May.
  57. Becker, William E, Jr, 1975. "Determinants of the United States Currency-Demand Deposit Ratio," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, American Finance Association, vol. 30(1), pages 57-74, March.

Books

  1. William E. Becker & William J. Baumol (ed.), 1995. "Assessing Educational Practices: The Contribution of Economics," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262023989, December.

NEP Fields

2 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2009-02-28 2009-04-13. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2009-04-13. Author is listed

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