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Michael Allgrunn

Mike Allgrunn
Associate Professor
Economics, MIS and Decision Sciences, School of Business
UB Beacom Hall 318
Phone: 605-677-8834
Teaching Interests:
Econometrics, Labor Economics, Public Policy
Research Interests:
Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Public Policy, Sports Economics, Economics Education
Education:
  • Ph D, Economics, Michigan State University, 2009
  • MA, Economics, Michigan State University, 2005
  • BA, Economics, Brigham Young University, 2001
Research:
  • The Economic Impact of South Dakota's State Parks, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks, (2012 - 2014)
  • Economic Impact of Medicaid Expansion in South Dakota, South Dakota Association of Helathcare Organizations, (2013 - 2013)
  • The Economic Impact of the South Dakota Housing Development Authority, South Dakota Housing Development Authority, (2010 - 2012)
  • Any Willing Provider Legislation: A Cost Driver?, South Dakota Association of Specialty Care Providers, (2011 - 2011)
  • The Economic Impact of South Dakota's Snowmobiling Industry, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks, (2010 - 2011)
  • The Economic Impact of South Dakota's Petroleum and Propane Marketers, South Dakota Petroleum and Propane Marketers Association, (2010 - 2010)
  • The Economic Impact of South Dakota's Public Universities, South Dakota Board of Regents, (2009 - 2010)
  • I-29 Corridor Study: Economic Impact Analysis, South Dakota Department of Transportation, (2009)
Grants:
  • South Dakota Youth Tobacco Survey, South Dakota Department of Health, (2011 - 2012)
Publications:
  • Baldwin, A., Allgrunn, M., Ring, R., "A New Division in Household Labor Supply".
  • Guericke, J., Allgrunn, M., Lavin, A., (2014), Effects of Macroeconomics Variables on Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary Sectors, Academy of Business Discplines Journal, vol. 6, iss. 2, pp. 104-129.
  • Guericke, J., Allgrunn, M., Lavin, A., Effects of Macroeconomics Variables on Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary Sectors, Academy of Business Disciplines, iss. 2013.
  • Waldron, R., Allgrunn, M., (2012), Bertrand Oligopoly and Factor Markets with Scarcity and Price Controls, Journal of Business and Economics Research.
  • Baldwin, A., Allgrunn, M., Ring, R., (2011), "A New Division in Household Labor Supply".
  • Waldron, R., Allgrunn, M., Pei, G., (2010), Experiments in Bertrand Competition with Factor Markets, Journal of Business & Economics Research, vol. 8, iss. 3, pp. 123-129.
Awards and Honors:
  • School of Business Research Award, 2011
  • School of Business Teaching Award, 2011
  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching (Tenure-Track Faculty), University of South Dakota, 2011
  • School of Business Research Award, 2010
Presentations:
  • Weinandt, M., Allgrunn, M. (2014, January). Is Shopping at Walmart an Inferior Good. Presented at the American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Philidelphia, PA.
  • Guericke, J., Allgrunn, M., Lavin, A. (2013, November). Effects of Macroeconomics Variables on Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary Sectors. Presented at the Academcy of Business Discliplines Annual Meeting - 2013, Florida.
  • Allgrunn, M., Douglas, C. (2013, October). Principal-Agent Problems: Evidence from NBA Coaching Decisions. Presented at the MVEA Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.
  • Douglas, C., Allgrunn, M. (2013, October). The Impact of Smoking Bans on Bar and Restaurant Values. Presented at the MVEA Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2013, February). Presented at the South Dakota Senate, Pierre, SD.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2013, February). Presented at the South Dakota House of Representatives, Pierre, SD.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2011, October). Emergency Unemployment Compensation and the Duration of Unemployment. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City.
  • Allgrunn, M., Biddle, J., Woodbury, S. (2011, March). Emergency Extended Benefits and Unemployment Duration: Sensitivity of Estimates to Econometric Assumptions. Presented at the Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting.
  • Baldwin, A., Allgrunn, M., Ring, R. (2010, October). A New Partition in Household Labor Supply. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2010, September). The Economic Impact of South Dakota's Public Universities. Presented at the Press conference and briefing, Sioux Falls and Rapid City.
  • Allgrunn, M., Woodbury, S. (2009, October). Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Duration: A Reexamination. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City.
  • Allgrunn, M., Ring, R. (2009, April). Using Micro Data Sets in the Economics Curriculum. Presented at the West-Coast Annual Economics Teaching Conference, Reno, NV.
  • Allgrunn, M., Ring, R., Weinandt, M. (2008, June). Using Micro-Databases for Undergraduate Research. Presented at the Council on Undergraduate Research 2008 National Conference, St. Joseph, MN.
  • Allgrunn, M., Woodbury, S. (2008, May). Emergency Extended Benefits and Unemployment Duration:. Presented at the 2008 World Congress on National Accounts and Economic Performance Measures for Nations, Washington, D.C..
  • Allgrunn, M., Carr, D. (2008, January). Who Wants an iPod? An Exercise in Rationing. Presented at the American Economic Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Allgrunn, M., Woodbury, S. (2008, January). Emergency Extended Benefits and the Duration of Unemployment: How Sensitive are the Estimates to Econometric Assumptions?. Presented at the Labor and Employment Relations Association 60th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2007, October). Examining the Unexplained Immigrant Wage Gap: 1950-2000. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2006, October). Comparative Advantage and the Gains from Trade. Presented at the Economics Seminar for Young Adults, Mitchell, SD.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2006, May). Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Duration. Presented at the UM/MSU/UWO Labor Economics Day, Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2006, March). Emergency Extended Benefits and unemployment Duration. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2005, June). Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Duration: A Reexamination. Presented at the Joint Meeting of the Society of Labor Economists and the European Association of Labour Economists, San Francisco, CA.
  • Allgrunn, M. (2004, March). U.S. Immigration: Trends in Cohort Quality, 1950-2000. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, IL.