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Charles Moul

Associate Professor

Economics


Profile

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Northwestern University, Economics, 2000
  • B.A. Magna cum laude, Miami University, Economics & Political Science, 1994

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Miami University (2014-Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (2008-2014)
  • Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis (2000-2008)

Recent Publications

  • "Who Should Handle Retail? Vertical Contracts, Customer Service, and Social Welfare in a Chinese Mobile Phone Market," with Jia Li. 2015. International Journal of Industrial Organization. 39: 29-43.
  • Bank Panics, Government Guarantees, and the Long Run Size of the Financial Sector: Evidence from Free-Banking America," with Ben Chabot. 2014. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, 46(5): 961-97.
  • The House Doesn't Always Win: Evidence of Anchoring among Australian Bookies," with Patrick McAlvanah. 2013. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 90: 87-99.
  • "Did the Soviets Collude? A Statistical Analysis of Championship Chess 1940-78” with John Nye. 2009. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 70(1-2): 10-21.
  • “How Far for a Buck? Tax Differences and the Location of Retail Gasoline Activity in Southeast Chicagoland,” with Mark Manuszak. 2009. Review of Economics and Statistics 91(4): 744-65.
  • “Retailer Entry Conditions and Wholesaler Conduct: The theatrical distribution of motion pictures.” 2008. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 26(4): 966-84.
  • “Prices and Endogenous Market Structure in Office Supply Superstores,” with Mark Manuszak. 2008. Journal of Industrial Economics, 56(1): 94-112.
  • “Measuring Word-of-Mouth’s Impact on Theatrical Movie Admissions.” 2007. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 16(4), 859-92.

Honors & Awards

  • Associated Student Government Outstanding Professor Winner, 2015
  • Richard K. Smucker Teaching Excellence Award (Junior Professor), May 2013
  • Arts and Sciences Faculty Award Winner, Washington University, 2007
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1994, Miami University
  • George W. Thatcher Prize for Distinguished Economics Undergraduate, 1994, Miami University

Professional Interests

  • Teaching: Microeconomics, Industrial Organization
  • Research: Industrial organization, Empirical microeconomics

Biography

Dr. Moul is an Associate Professor in Miami’s Economics Department. He received his bachelor’s (economics and political science) from Miami University in 1994 and his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University in 2000 with an emphasis on empirical industrial organization. He was an assistant professor at Washington University in St. Louis before returning to Miami in 2008.

Prof. Moul has published articles in top journals on collusion by Russians in international chess tournaments, word-of-mouth in theatrical movie runs, the long-run impacts of financial panics on U.S. banking before the Civil War, odds-making by Australian horse-racing bookies, vertical relationships between retailer and wholesaler, and other disparate topics.

Courses

  • FALL 2018
  • ECO 201 J TR 2:50-4:10, FSB 0025
  • ECO 315 B TR 10:05-11:25, FSB 0019
  • ECO 315 E TR 11:40-1:00, FSB 0014
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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • M 10:00-12:00
  • W 1:00-4:00
  • And By Appointment

Links

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