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Acting Chair, Economics and Geography & Environmental Studies, Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Urban Economics, Regional Economics, Microeconomics, Economics of Gambling and Sports Economics
Courses Taught 
Economic Development
Real Estate Economics
Intermediate Microeconomics
Mathematical Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Research Interests 
Casino Gambling and Economic Development; Sports Economics, Economics of Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Selected Publications 

Wenz, Michael G. "Valuing Casinos as a Local Amenity." Growth and Change 14, no. 1 (2014): 136-158.

Wenz, Michael. "A Proposal for Incentive-Compatible Revenue Sharing in Major League Baseball." Journal of Sport Management 26, no. 6 (2012): 479-489.

Wenz, Michael G., and Wei-Choun Yu. "Term Time Employment and the Academic Performance of Undergraduates." Journal of Education Finance 35, no. 4 (Spring 2010): 358-373.

Wenz, Michael G. "Matching Estimation, Casino Gambling and the Quality of Life." Annals of Regional Science 42, no. 1 (2008): 235-249.

Wenz, Michael G. "The Spatial Evolution of Casino Gambling." Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research 10, no. 3 (2008): 203-228.

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