Professor of Economics
B.S., Francis Marion College
M.A., Ph.D., Clemson University
Joined PC Faculty: 1991
Templeton Prize for Best Paper published in the Journal of Private Enterprise. 2007
Faculty Scholarship Award for Presbyterian College, 2011-12 academic year
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory;
Money, Banking, and Financial Markets;
Comparative Economic Systems;
Economics of Property Rights;
Capitalism: Foundation and Functions
Areas of Specialty
Public finance, public choice, property rights
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. 2015. “High Fixed Costs, Economies of Scale, and Financial Viability in College Athletic Spending.” Working Paper. Presbyterian College Department of Economics and Business Administration.
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.