Kerry A. Adzima, Ph.D.

Kerry A. Adzima, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Economics, Economics
Office Phone
Office Location
276 Burke
ERIE PA 16563
Research Interests

Public Choice, Economics of Education


College Readiness: Are California Charter School Students Better Prepared?, Economic Affairs - June 16, 2017

A Private Universal Voucher Program's Effects on Traditional Public Schools, Journal of Economics and Finance - April, 2016
Collaborators: Nathan Gray; John Merrifield

Charter versus Traditional Public Schools: A Panel Study of the Technical Efficiency in Ohio, Education Economics - 2015
Collaborators: Joe Palardy; Todd Nesbit

Measuring Technical Inefficiency in Private and Public Hospitals Using Initial Treatment Methods, Journal of Economics Studies and Research - October, 2015
Collaborator: Todd Nesbit

The Revenue Impacts of Cross-border Sales and Tourism: Wine and Liquor Taxation in West Virginia and Its Neighbors, Applied Economics Research Bulletin - July, 2015
Collaborator: Todd Nesbit

Factors Contributing to Higher Student Achievement in Pennsylvania Charter Schools, Pennsylvania Economic Review - April, 2015

The Factors Influencing Parental Valuation of Pennsylvania Charter Schools in Grades 3–6, Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform - April, 2014

Major League Baseball Attendance and the Role of Fantasy Baseball, Journal of Sports Economics - October, 2012
Collaborator: Todd Nesbit

The Property Value Effects of Universal Tuition Vouchers, Journal of Housing Research - 2011
Collaborators: J Marrifield; Todd Nesbit; H Gunasekara

The Impact of Fantasy Sports on Television Viewership, Journal of Media Economics - 2010
Collaborator: Todd Nesbit

Using ‘The Apprentice’ to Teach a Managerial Economics Course, International Review of Economics Education - 2010

The Empirical Estimation of the Cost-minimizing Jury Size and Voting Rule in Civil Trials, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization - 2009
Collaborator: Todd Nesbit

The Impact of Fantasy Football Participation on NFL Attendance, Atlantic Economic Journal - 2009
Collaborator: Todd Nesbit

Does School Choice Increase the Rate of Youth Entrepreneurship?, Economics of Education Review - 2008
Collaborator: R Sobel

Salary Disparity - 2007

Charter Schools in Arizona: Does Being a For-profit Institution Make a Difference? , Journal of Economic Issues - 2007

Do Spillover Benefits Create a Market Inefficiency in K-12 Education? , Cato Journal - 2007

The Impacts of School Choice on Regional Economic Growth, The Review of Regional Studies - 2007

The Limits of Market Organization - 2006
Collaborator: Array Array


Ph D, Economics , West Virginia University

MA, Economics , University of Pittsburgh

BA, Economics and Mathematics, West Virginia University