Mike Allgrunn

Mike Allgrunn

Chair, Economics / Associate Professor / Director, SD Council for Economic Education

BEACOM SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Beacom Hall 248

Phone: (605) 658-6536

Email: Mike.Allgrunn@usd.edu

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:

  • Economic Impact of Medicaid Expansion in South Dakota, South Dakota Association of Helathcare Organizations, (2013 - 2013)
  • The Economic Impact of South Dakota's State Parks, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks, (2012 - 2014)
  • Any Willing Provider Legislation: A Cost Driver?, South Dakota Association of Specialty Care Providers, (2011 - 2011)
  • The Economic Impact of the South Dakota Housing Development Authority, South Dakota Housing Development Authority, (2010 - 2012)
  • 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. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2011 - 2012)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Weinandt, Mandie, and Allgrunn, Mike. Is Shopping at Walmart an Inferior Good?. Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 2016.
  • Allgrunn, Mike, and Douglas, Christopher C.. The Impact of Smoking Bans on Bar and Restaurant Values. In the Volume XLI, Issue No. 2, 2015 of The Journal of Economics (MVEA), 67-81. Vol. XLI, Iss. 2. Cedar Falls, Iowa: The Journal of Economics, 2016.
  • Guericke, Jill, Allgrunn, Mike, and Lavin, Angeline. Effects of Macroeconomics Variables on Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary Sectors. Edited by Dr. Irma Hunt, 104-129. Vol. 6, Iss. 2. Shippensburg, PA: Academy of Business Discplines Journal, 2014.
  • Druin, Wade D., and Allgrunn, Mike. The Economic Impact of Chapter 11 Reorganization versus Chapter 7 Liquidation, 10. Vol. 2. Journal of Criminal Justice and Legal Issues, 2014.
  • Waldron, Randall, and Allgrunn, Mike. Bertrand Oligopoly and Factor Markets with Scarcity and Price Controls. Littleton, CO: Journal of Business and Economics Research, 2012.
  • Baldwin, Alex, Allgrunn, Mike, and Ring, Ray. "A New Division in Household Labor Supply", 46-54. Vol. 8, Iss. 1. International Journal of Applied Economics, 2011.
  • Waldron, Randall, Allgrunn, Mike, and Pei, Guoqiang. Experiments in Bertrand Competition with Factor Markets, 123-129. Vol. 8, Iss. 3. Littleton, Colorado: Journal of Business & Economics Research, 2010.
  • Baldwin, Alex, Allgrunn, Mike, and Ring, Ray. "A New Division in Household Labor Supply"..
  • Guericke, Jill, Allgrunn, Mike, and Lavin, Angeline. Effects of Macroeconomics Variables on Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary Sectors. In ABD Conference Proceedings. Iss. 2013. Academy of Business Disciplines.

Awards and Honors:

  • Belbas-Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching (Tenure-Track Faculty), University of South Dakota, 2011
  • School of Business Research Award, 2011
  • School of Business Teaching Award, 2011
  • School of Business Research Award, 2010

Presentations:

  • Weinandt, Mandie, Allgrunn, Mike. Production Functions in Academia. Presented at the Humor Session for the American Economic Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. (January 07, 2017)
  • Carr, David, Allgrunn, Mike, Birkeland, Kathryn. "Who Wants an iPad: An Exercise in Rationing". Presented at the Midwest Economics Association, Evanston, IL. (April 2, 2016)
  • Birkeland, Kathryn, Allgrunn, Mike. Examining Gender Pay Gaps in A Higher Education Setting. Presented at the Annual Meeting (Missouri Valley Economic Association), Kansas City, MO. (October 24, 2015)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Douglas, Chris. Examining Principal-Agent Problems in Professional Basketball. Presented at the MVEA Annual Meeting, Kansas City. (October 2014)
  • Douglas, Chris, Allgrunn, Mike. The Impact of Smoking Bans on Bar and Restaurant Values. Presented at the MVEA Annual Meeting, Kansas City. (October 2014)
  • Weinandt, Mandie, Allgrunn, Mike. Is Shopping at Walmart an Inferior Good. Presented at the American Economic Association Annual Meeting, Philidelphia, PA. (January 3, 2014)
  • Guericke, Jill, Allgrunn, Mike, Lavin, Angeline. Effects of Macroeconomics Variables on Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary Sectors. Presented at the Academcy of Business Discliplines Annual Meeting - 2013, Florida. (November 7, 2013)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Douglas, Christopher. Principal-Agent Problems: Evidence from NBA Coaching Decisions. Presented at the MVEA Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. (October 2013)
  • Douglas, Christopher, Allgrunn, Mike. The Impact of Smoking Bans on Bar and Restaurant Values. Presented at the MVEA Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO. (October 2013)
  • Allgrunn, Mike. Emergency Unemployment Compensation and the Duration of Unemployment. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City. (October 2011)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Biddle, Jeff, Woodbury, Stephen. Emergency Extended Benefits and Unemployment Duration: Sensitivity of Estimates to Econometric Assumptions. Presented at the Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting. (March 2011)
  • Baldwin, Alex, Allgrunn, Mike, Ring, Ray. A New Partition in Household Labor Supply. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis. (October 2010)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Woodbury, Stephen. Unemployment Insurance and Unemployment Duration: A Reexamination. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City. (October 2009)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Ring, Ray. Using Micro Data Sets in the Economics Curriculum. Presented at the West-Coast Annual Economics Teaching Conference, Reno, NV. (April 2009)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Ring, Ray, Weinandt, Mandie. Using Micro-Databases for Undergraduate Research. Presented at the Council on Undergraduate Research 2008 National Conference, St. Joseph, MN. (June 2008)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Woodbury, Stephen. Emergency Extended Benefits and Unemployment Duration:. Presented at the 2008 World Congress on National Accounts and Economic Performance Measures for Nations, Washington, D.C.. (May 2008)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Carr, David. Who Wants an iPod? An Exercise in Rationing. Presented at the American Economic Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. (January 2008)
  • Allgrunn, Mike, Woodbury, Stephen. 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. (January 2008)
  • Allgrunn, Mike. Examining the Unexplained Immigrant Wage Gap: 1950-2000. Presented at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City. (October 2007)
  • Allgrunn, Mike. Emergency Extended Benefits and unemployment Duration. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, IL. (March 2006)
  • Allgrunn, Mike. 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. (June 2005)
  • Allgrunn, Mike. U.S. Immigration: Trends in Cohort Quality, 1950-2000. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Economics Association, Chicago, IL. (March 2004)