Professor of Economics and Business Administration

Department of Business Administration and Economics

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Dr. Lipford – Curriculum Vitae »

Education Background

Ph.D., Clemson University
M.A.,  Clemson University
B.S., Francis Marion College


Faculty Scholarship Award for Presbyterian College, 2011-12 academic year
Templeton Prize for Best Paper published in the Journal of Private Enterprise. 2007

Courses Taught

Capitalism: Foundation and Functions
Comparative Economic Systems;
Economics of Property Rights;
Introductory Microeconomics;
Introductory Macroeconomics;
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory;
Money, Banking, and Financial Markets

Areas of Specialty

Public finance, public choice, property rights

Professional Memberships

Association of Private Enterprise Education, 2002-present
Regional Advisory Commission to State Board of Economic Advisors, 2001-present

Publications and Professional Development

Lipford, Jody W. and Jerry K. Slice. 2016. Cost Spreading in College Athletic Spending in the United States: Estimates and Implications. Education Economics, published online October 4, 2016, 1-15. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Education Economics on October 4, 2016.

Lipford, Jody W. and Bruce Yandle. 2012. “Taxpayers and Tax Spenders: Does a Zero Tax Price Matter?” The Independent Review 16:517-531

Lipford, Jody W., Tate Watkins, and Bruce Yandle. 2011. “Prosperity in South Carolina: An Analysis of 46 Countries for 2000 and 2008.” Clemson University Office of Economic Development.

Lipford, Jody W. and Bruce Yandle. 2010. “Environmental Kuznets Curves, Carbon Emissions, and Public Choice.” Environmental and Development Economics 15:417-438

Lipford, Jody W. and Bruce Yandle. 2010. “Not the Time to Cap and Trade.” Regulation. Vol. 32, No. 4, Winter 2009-2010: 3.

Lipford, Jody W. and Bruce Yandle. 2009. “The Determinants of Purposeful Volunteerism.” Journal of Socio-Economics 38: 72-79.

Lipford, Jody and Bruce Yandle. 2008. “Louisiana’s Performance in the New Knowledge Economy.” Mercatus Center, Working Paper No. 08-14.

Lipford, Jody W. 2007. “Short Run Macroeconomic Performance and Economic Freedom: Can Economic Growth Rates be Higher and More Stable?” Journal of Private Enterprise 23: 3-29.

Lipford, Jody W. and Jeffrey Pompe. 2005. “Putting Private Lands into Public Hands: Explaining Voter Choices to Purchase Public Lands.” Journal of Private Enterprise 20: 1-24.

Presented “Explaining Voter Choices to Purchase Public Land” (co-authored with Jeff Pompe), Association of Private Enterprise Education Meeting, April 2004.

Presented “South Carolina’s Jocassee Gorges—Private Vice or Public Virtue?” (co-authored with Bruce Yandle and Jerry Slice), Association of Private Enterprise Education Meeting, April 2004.