sean mulholland

associate professor of economics

stonehill college


PUBLICATIONS (see also Google Scholar, SSRN, and RePec)

“Does Economic Freedom Lead to Selective Migration by Education?” forthcoming in The Journal of Regional Policy Analysis (with Reynaldo Hernandez-Julian) (earlier version here)

Catholic Schools, Competition, and Public School Quality,” (2012). Economics Letters. 117, 334-336. (with Juliana Carattini, Angela K. Dills, and Rachel Sederberg) (earlier version here)

A Comparative Look at Private and Public Schools’ Class Size Determinants,” (2010). Education Economics, 18:4, 435-454. (with Angela K. Dills) (earlier version here)

Hate Fuel: On the Relationship Between Local Government Policy and Hate Group Activity” (2010). Eastern Economic Journal, 36:4, 480–499. (earlier version here)

“Race and Economics,” (2010). in 21st Century Economics: A Reference Handbook, edited by Rhonda Free. Sage Publishing.

“Does the Introduction of Independent Redistricting Reduce Congressional Partisanship?” (2009). Villanova Law Review, Volume 54. (with David G. Oedel, Allen K. Lynch, and Neil T. Edwards) (earlier version here)

Education and Income of the States of the United States: 1840-2000,” (2007). Journal of Economic Growth, 12:2, 101-158 (Print). (with Scott L. Baier, Robert Tamura, and Chad Turner)

“Multidisciplinarity: Educational Eddies on the Path to Multidimensional Innovation,” (2006). in Defining and Promoting Multidisciplinarity: Comparing and Integrating Differing Prospectives in Liberal Education Courses, Moravian College Faculty Workshop, Moravian College, Bethlehem PA.

“Land Trusts: The Growth of the Non-Profit Land Conservancy Movement,” (2004). (Property and Environment Research Center, Bozeman, Montana) in Incentives and Conservation: The Next Generation of Environmentalists, edited by Daniel K. Benjamin. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield. (earlier version here)


How Important are Human Capital, Physical Capital, and Total Factor Productivity for Determining Economic Growth in the States of the United States, 1840 – 2000” (with Robert Tamura and Chad Turner)         

The Faculty Flutie Factor: Does Athletic Performance Affect a University’s US News and World Report Peer Assessment Score?” (with Aleksandar (Sasha) Tomic and Samuel N. Sholander)

Hate Source: White Supremacist Hate Groups and Hate Crime

Explaining Productivity Differences: the Importance of Black — White Schooling Differences(with Curtis Simon, Robert Tamura, and Chad Turner)

“Does Economic Freedom Lead to Selective Migration By Race?” (with Reynaldo Hernandez-Julian)

“On the Economies of Scale of Private Land Conservation”

“God and Man at College: Is there a Bias Against Religious Liberal Arts Colleges?”

A Classroom Experiment on Import Tariffs and Quotas Under Perfect and Imperfect Competition

“Cultural Bias: Gymnasts, Judges, and Bilateral Trade Agreements” (Kurt Rotthoff and Brian P. Callahan)