Timothy S. Sullivan
Member of the Faculty Since: 1995
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1995
B.S., University of Missouri -- St. Louis, 1988
“The Impact of the Internet on the Law and Economics of the United States Motion Picture Industry,” in Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission, edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou, and Jyoti Choudrie, IGI Global, 2008 (with Stanford L. Levin and John B. Meisel ).
- "Household Income and Wealth," in Where we Stand: The Strategic Assessment of the St. Louis Region, 5th ed, East-West Gateway Council of Governments, 2006, (with John C. Navin).
- "Do Riverboat Casinos Act as Competitors? A Look at the St. Louis Market," (with John C. Navin), Economic Development Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 1, February 2007, pp. 49-59.
- "Teaching College Economics in a High School Setting: Lessons Learned and Implementation Strategies," International Review of Economics Education, Volume 5, Issue 1, 2006 (with Kathryn Martell and John C. Navin).
- "The Relationship Between Bargaining Power and Salary: Evidence From the National Hockey League," (with John C. Navin), The Southern Business and Economic Journal, Vol. 27, No. 3 & 4, Summer/Fall 2004.
- "Recommended for a Healthy Economy: The Importance of the Health Care Sector in Madison and St. Clair Counties," (with John C. Navin), commissioned by the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois, March 2005.
- "The Impact of the Internet on the Law and Economics of the Music Industry," info, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2002, pg. 16-22, (with John B. Meisel).
- "Portals: The New Media Companies," info, Vol 2, No. 5, 2000, pg. 477-486, (with John B. Meisel).
- "Welfare Reform and Marriage," The Public Interest, October 1, 1996 (with Douglas Besharov).
Recent Working Papers:
- "Recommended for a Healthy Economy: The Importance of the Health Care Sector in Madison and St. Clair Counties," (with John C. Navin), presented to the Labor-Management Committee of the Leadership Council Southwestern Illinois, July 28, 2005.
- "Teaching Pareto Optimaltiy in a Supply and Demand Framework: An Active Learning Exercise," (with Warren D. Richards), presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Missouri Valley Economics Association Nashville, TN, October 14, 2004.
- "Is That Why They're Called Stock Cars? The Efficacy of NASCAR Winston Cup Sponsorship: Evidence from the Capital Market," (with Christopher K. Dussold) presented at the 73 Annual Meetings of the Southern Economic Association, San Antonio, Texas, November 23, 2003.
- "Economic Inequality and Health," presented at St. Louis University School of Public Health, October 3, 2002.
- "Measuring the Economic Impact of Sports Activities," presented for FIN 470 Sport Financial Management, September 11, 2002.
- “Traditional or Managed Care? Predicting the Choice of Medicare Recipients,” (with John C. Navin) Presented at the Midwest Economics Association Meetings, March 2001.
Recent Newspaper Commentary and Letters to Editor:
- "Smoking is workplace safety issue," North St. Louis Journal, June 30, 2004, pg. A7.
- "Alternative Loans," Letter to the Editor, St. Louis Review, April 12, 2002.
- "Cards win! Does the City?" St. Louis Post Dispatch, June 27, 2001, B7 (with John B. Meisel).
- "Short NASCAR Tracks Have the Most Wrecks," Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 2001, A27.
- "We Haven't Heard the Last of Online Music," St. Louis Post Dispatch, February 23, 2001, B7 (with John B. Meisel).
- McDermott, John P., "Kiawah faces big task readying for PGA," Charleston Post and Courier, July 3, 2006.
- Sudholt, Aaron, "University Benefits Local Economy," The Alestle, May 24, 2006.
- Donald, Elizabeth, "SIUE's impact put at $356 million," Belleville News Democrat, May 17, 2006.
- Malone, Zhanda, "Study Details SIUE's Economic Impact," The Edwardsville Intelligencer, May 17, 2006.
- "Regional has Broad Impact, Professor Says," The Alton Telegraph, March 17, 2006.
- "SIUE's Economic Impact Reviewed," Niclaus Lovelady, Belleville News Democrat, February 6, 2006.
- "Gateway Regional Medical Center plans new hospital in Madison County," Alan J. Ortbals, Illinois Business Journal, May 9, 2005.
- Wattenberg, Ben, "Racial divisions and the trend to blend," The New York Post, December 12, 1996.
Prior to joining the SIUE faculty, Dr. Sullivan was an economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington DC, and an instructor at the University of Maryland, the University of Maryland at Baltimore County, and Randolph-Macon Woman's College. He was also a research fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
Dr. Sullivan's areas of specialization are economic demography, labor economics and statistical methods. His research has appeared in info and The Public Interest. He has discussed his research in The Washington Post, The St. Louis Post Dispatch, The Wall Street Journal and The New Democrat, and on KMOX radio. He has been interviewed regarding such topics as welfare reform, immigration, union behavior, interracial marriage, sports economics and poverty by The St. Louis Business Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, former St. Louis Post Dispatch columnist Gregory Freeman, The Harrisonburg Daily News, The Charleston Gazette, The Everett Herald, (in August 2004, and October 2004) and the Associated Press. His research has been discussed in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Manhattan Institute's City Journal, The Detroit News, The Salt Lake Tribune and The Economist, on C-SPAN and NPR's The Dianne Rehm Show, by Washington Times columnist Mona Charen and by Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom, in their book, America In Black and White: One Nation Indivisible.
His current research interests include the effects of riverboat casinos on communities, the economic impact of sports facilities and the Internet's role in the economy. He has done prior consulting work for the Illinois Department of Justice and the Telus Corporation. He has also co-authored several economic impact studies addressing, for example, the economic impact of Gateway International Raceway and the economic impact of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He is a referee for the journal Comparative Economic Studies.
Dr. Sullivan is the School of Business course coordinator for Management Science 251 (Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions). He also serves on the University's Arts and Issues Advisory Board and is the faculty advisor for Omicron Delta Epsilon.