Sarah Cosgrove

Professor / Chairperson

Economics

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Education

2003University of Wisconsin - MilwaukeePhD
2000University of Wisconsin - MilwaukeeM.A.
1996St. Norbert CollegeB.B.A

Teaching

  • Industrial Organization
  • Urban Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Survey of the American economy focusing on markets, the price system, and resource allocation. Price determination in competitive and imperfectly-competitive markets. Applications in agricultural economics, legal prices, excise taxes, labor market issues, advertising, technological change, pollution and the environment, public goods, antitrust policy, international trade, and alternative economic systems.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Survey of the American economy focusing on markets, the price system, and resource allocation. Price determination in competitive and imperfectly-competitive markets. Applications in agricultural economics, legal prices, excise taxes, labor market issues, advertising, technological change, pollution and the environment, public goods, antitrust policy, international trade, and alternative economic systems.
Register for this course.

Survey of the American economy focusing on markets, the price system, and resource allocation. Price determination in competitive and imperfectly-competitive markets. Applications in agricultural economics, legal prices, excise taxes, labor market issues, advertising, technological change, pollution and the environment, public goods, antitrust policy, international trade, and alternative economic systems.
Register for this course.

Research

Research Interests

  • Economics Education
  • Research-Based Instructional Strategies
  • Transportation
  • Regulation

Select publications

Olitsky, Neal H. and Sarah B. Cosgrove (2016).
“The Better Blend? Flipping the Principles of Microeconomics Classroom”
International Review of Economics Education , 21, 1-11.

Cosgrove, Sarah B. and Neal H. Olitsky (2015).
“Knowledge Retention and Online Course Work: Evidence from Principles of Economics.”
Southern Economic Journal , 82, 556-579.

Olitsky, Neal H. and Sarah B. Cosgrove (2014).
“The Effect of Blended Courses on Student Learning: Evidence from Introductory Economics Courses.”
International Review of Economics Education , 15, 17-31.

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