About Me

Fields of Specialization
Teaching: Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Environmental Economics, International Trade and Finance, Money and Banking, Economic Development, Statistics, Business Research Methods

Research: Sports Economics, Economic Development, Applied Microeconomics, Economic Education

Ph.D. Economics, minor in Statistics, North Carolina State University, 2010
Master of Economics, NC State University, 2004
MBA Finance, University of Rochester, 1998
B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Indonesia, 1993

Recent Publication
Lumbantobing, Rotua. "How Water Access Affects Housing Price in a Developing Country: A Hedonic Analysis." American Journal of Business Research 5, no. 1 (2012): 5-22.

Work in Progress
"Just Rewards? Revenues, Race, and the and the 2003 Expansion of the NBA Playoffs." (under review)

“Locational Decisions with Respect to Water Access: Evidence of Sorting Equilibrium in Southwest Sri Lanka.” (with S. Pattanayak)

“All In: Using Poker Chips to Maximize Class Participation and Facilitate Discussion.”

“Why Tennis is a Dying Sport in the U.S.”

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