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Tammy Johnston
Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 153
318-342-1162
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Tammy A Johnston, PhD
Professor, Economics

Education

Ph D

1996, Economics
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

MA

1991, Economics
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

BS

1989, Finance
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Tammy Johnston is a Professor of Economics at ULM since 1997.  Dr. Johnston has over 50 journal publications, including projects with researchers at the International Monetary Fund, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe and the Swiss National Bank.  Dr. Johnston's research interests include macroeconomics, monetary economics, and international economics.  She has presented at more than 50 conferences, including international conferences in Slovakia and Australia, and has taught in the ULM Masters of Business Administration Program in Hong Kong.  Dr. Johnston received the Faculty Award of Excellence from the ULM Student Government Association in 2015, the ULM Athletic Foundation Faculty Recognition Award in 2011, and ULM Outstanding Professor for the College of Business in 2005.  Dr. Johnston currently holds the Dr. Henry Hu Endowed Professorship of Entrepreneurship.

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Monetary and International Economics

Recent Publications

Rapp, T. A. (1998). Comments on AUDEM Conference in Slovakia (pp. 33). Res Scholaris.
Rapp, T. A., Sharma, S. (1999). The Effects of Real Exchange Rate Volatility on Aggregate Exports (pp. 15-34). Journal of Business and Economic Studies.
Rapp, T. A. (1999). Promoting Entrepreneurship Through a Family Business Assistance Program (pp. 107-110). Perspectives in Higher Education Reform.
Rapp, T. A., Sharma, S. (1999). Exchange Rate Market Efficiency: Across and Within Countries (pp. 423-439). Journal of Economics and Business.
Rapp, M. E., Parker, T. A. (1999). An Investigation of the Comovement of Stock Market Indexes utilizing Cointegration and Common Feature Tests (pp. 108-122). Studies in Economics and Finance.
Rapp, T. A. (1999). An Investigation of Common Business Cycles among Asian Countries (pp. 51-58). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Rapp, T. A., Parker, M. E., Phillips, M. (1999). An Empirical Investigation of the Joint Efficiency of the US Stock and Foreign Exchange Markets Utilizing Cointegration and Common Feature Tests (pp. 63-71). Journal of Economics.
Rapp, T. A., Reddy, N. (2000). The Effect of Real Exchange Rate Volatility on Bilateral Sector Exports (pp. 87-104). Journal of Economics.
Parker, T. A. (2000). Macroeconomic Analysis of Labor Mobility in the European Union (pp. 108-118). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Parker, T. A. (2000). Empirical Evidence of Common Business Cycles within the European Union (pp. 91-101). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Perry, M., Parker, T. A. (2001). Real Exchange Rate Uncertainty and International Trade: A Study of Aggregate Imports in the G-7 Countries (pp. 81-91). Journal of Economics and Business Studies.
Parker, T. A. (2001). Ouachita Enterprise Community (pp. 38-40). Res Scholaris.
Bradley, D., Lacho, K., Parker, T. A. (2002). University Entrepreneurship Programs for High School Students: Three Case Studies (pp. 1-20). Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Parker, T. A., Williamson, S. G. (2002). Making the Tough Decisions in Family-Owned Businesses: A Model (pp. 1-14). Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Parker, T. A. (2003). Exchange Rate Efficiency and Convergence Criteria of the European Union (pp. 38-54). Journal of Business and Economic Research.
Parker, T. A., Parker, M. E., Melancon, M. (2003). An Empirical Investigation of the Evidence of Capital Mobility for the US and the UK (pp. 95-103). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Parker, T. A., Parker, M. E. (2003). An Investigation of the Coverage of Family Business Topics in Entrepreneurship Texts (pp. 164-173). Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Parker, T. A., Williams, A. (2004). Teaching Method Preference Analysis of Business Students with Applications to Entrepreneurship Courses (pp. 247-254). Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Parker, T. A. (2004). A Multi-Level Family Business Choice Model: A Dichotomous Approach (pp. 56-60). Coastal Business Journal.
Parker, T. A., St. Marie, J. (2004). Labor Mobility of Asian Countries: An Empirical Investigation (pp. 49-59). Journal of Business, Industry and Economics.
Eisenstadt, R. C., Nelson, P. S., Parker, T. A. (2004). Critical Success Factors for Inner City Businesses (pp. 16-25). Coastal Business Journal.
Parker, T. A., Parker, M. E. (2004). Asian Stock Market Empirical Comovement: A Sign of Efficiency or Multi-Country Financial Crisis (pp. http://www.westga.edu/~bquest/2004/comovement.htm). Business Quest.
Clow, K., McConkey, C. W., Parker, T. A. (2005). A Comparison of Online Courses to Hybrid Courses (pp. 304-309). Emerging Issues in Business & Technology.
Lacho, K., Parker, T. A., Carter, K. (2005). Economic Development Initiatives of African-American Churches in Treme: The Oldest African-American Neighborhood in the United States (pp. 99-109). Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research.
Parker, T. A., Parker, M. E. (2005). An Empirical Investigation of Common Business Cycles: NAFTA (pp. 86-92). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Nelson, P. S., Parker, T. A. (2006). Status of Economic Literacy among College Students (pp. 160-165). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Williamson, S. G., Parker, T. A., Bowman, C. (2006). Developing Educational Programs Specifically Designed for Family-Owned Businesses (pp. 1-5). Dallas, Texas: Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Sharma, S. C., Kandil, M., Chowdhury, A. R., Parker, T. A. (2006). Substitution Between Money and Near-Monies in Switzerland (pp. 133-154). Journal of Quantitative Economics.
Parker, T. A. (2006). Successful Students: Is Success a Dream or a Reality (pp. 26-28). Global Education.
Parker, T. A., Parker, M. E. (2006). Online Courses and Blackboard: Weapons for Better Educatin Delivery (pp. 64-67). Global Education.
Parker, T. A., Parker, M. E. (2006). Common Trends within Industrial Production of Twenty-three Sectors (pp. 167-172). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Parker, T. A., Strickler, C. S. (2006). Assessment of Knowledge Among College Students of the Existence of Family-Owned Businesses (pp. 92-95). Business Journal for Entrepreneurs.
Parker, T. A., Nelson, P. S. (2007). What Do Successful Students Have in Common (pp. 196-210). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Clow, K., Parker, T. A., McConkey, C. W. (2007). Textbook Adoption by Economic Professors: A Pilot Study (pp. 19-30). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Parker, M. E., Parker, T. A. (2008). Electronic Banking in Finland and the Effect on Money Velocity (pp. 20-25). Journal of Money, Investment and Banking.
Parker, T. A., Strickler, C. S. (2008). Comparative Study of Student Preferences Associated with Online Teaching. SOBIE Conference 2008 Proceedings.
Parker, T. A. (2008). In Tough Economy, Simplify. Monroe, LA: The News Star.
Parker, T. A., Parker, M. E. (2008). Capital Mobility Between Malaysia and Thailand: An Empirical Investigation (pp. 18-26). European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science.
Parker, M. E., Parker, T. A. (2008). An Empirical Investigation of the Interrelatedness of Selected Middle Eastern Countries (pp. 93-101). Journal of Economics and Economic Education.
Parker, T. A., Nelson, P. S. (2009). A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Face to Face, Online and Hybrid Formats in a Principles of Macroeconomics Course (pp. http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1412388). Social Science Research Network: Economic Research Network Educator.
Parker, T. A., Strickler, C. S. (2009). Comparative Study of Undergraduate Student Preferences Associated with Online Teaching (pp. 178-183). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Clow, K., Parker, T. A., McConkey, C. W. (2009). The Textbook Adoption Process by Economics Professors (pp. 20-28). Journal of Economics and Finance Education.
Clow, K., Parker, T. A., McConkey, C. W. (2009). Textbook Adoptions: Do Economics Faculty Differ From Other Business Faculty (pp. 21-46). Journal of Business Disciplines.
Parker, T. A., Clow, K. (2010). Use of Powerpoint Slides and Quizzes by Economics Faculty (pp. 75-82). (http://www.alliedacademies.org/Publications/Download.aspx?fid=504): Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research.
Nelson, P. S., Parker, T. A. (2011). A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Face to Face, Online and Hybrid Formats in a Principles of Macroeconomics Course (pp. 75-80). Journal of Business and Economics Perspectives.
Stevens, R. E., Parker, T. A., Silver, L., Clow, K. (2012). Perspectives on Text Book Costs by Economics Professors (pp. 1-8). Journal of Interdisciplinary Business Studies.
Ograk, U., Parker, T. A. (2012). Economic Comovement Among Emerging Economies with Business Group Influences (pp. 47-51 (http://www.ijbssnet.com/journals/Vol_3_No_4_Special_Issue_February_2012/6.pdf)). International Journal of Business and Social Science.
Johnston, T. A., Strickler, C. (2014). Wikipedia: Friend or Foe (pp. http://www.sbrconferences.com/jabe.html). Journal for Advancement of Business Education.
Parker, T. A. (2012). A model of organizational nepotism by Bridgette Mulder. In Jones, R. G. Nepotism in Organizations (Chapter based on article written by Parker) (pp. 221-225). Psychology Press/Routledge.
Johnston, T. A. (2015). Tips for Connecting with Online Students (pp. http://www.sbrconferences.com/jabe.html). Journal of Advancements in Business Education.
Johnston, T. (2014). Tips for Connecting with Online Students. Monroe: SBR Conference Proceeding (October).
Parker, T., Strickler, C., Banappagari, P. (2012). Wikipedia: Friend or Foe. SBR Conference Proceeding (March).
Johnston, T., Humphries, V. (2016). Analysis of the Interrelatedness of MENA Countries (pp. 185-192). Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research.
Johnston, T. (2017). Analysis of Comovement of Unemployment in Southern States (pp. 28-33). Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives.
Humphries, V., Johnston, T. (2018). Analysis of the Predictability of BREXIT (pp. 100-107, Volume 17 Issue 1, http://www.eel.my100megs.com/volume-17-number-1.htm). Empirical Economic Letters.
Johnston, T., Humphries, V. (2016). Analysis of the Interrelatedness of MENA Countries. Allied Academics Proceedings.
Humphries, V., Johnston, T. (2017). Analysis of the Predictability of BREXIT. Allied Academics Proceedings.
Johnston, T. (2017). Analysis of the Comovement of Unemployment in Southern States. International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Proceedings.
Johnston, T. (2017). What tips do you have for a person trying to increase their credit score in a short amount of time?. Monroe: WalletHub.com.
Johnston, T. (2017). ULM’s Johnston offers tips on improving credit scores. Monroe, LA: ULM Media Relations/ULM News (http://www.ulm.edu/news/2017/0502-ulm-johnston-offers-up-tips-on-improving-credit-scores.html).
Johnston, T. (2018). Pros and Cons of Balance Transfer Credit Cards. https://wallethub.com/best-balance-transfer-credit-cards/#tammy-johnston: WalletHub.com.
Johnston, T. (2018). Credit Cards for Good Credit (pp. https://wallethub.com/credit-cards/good-credit/#expert=Tammy_Johnston). WalletHub.com.
Johnston, T. A. (2019). 2018 Q4 Credit Card Debt Survey (pp. https://wallethub.com/blog/credit-card-debt-survey/49637/#expert=tammy-johnston). WalletHub.com.
Johnston, T., Humphries, V. (2019). Assessment of Knowledge Among College Students Regarding Family-Owned Businesses: A Revisit (pp. 18-22). Global Journal of Entrepreneurship.
Johnston, T., Humphries, V. (2019). Assessment of Knowledge Among College Students Regarding Family-Owned Businesses: A Revisit. IGBR Conference Proceedings.
JOHNSTON, T. A. (2019). Ask the Experts: Oktoberfest Budgeting (pp. https://wallethub.com/blog/oktoberfest-facts/24332/#expert=tammy-johnston). WalletHub.com.
JOHNSTON, T. A. (2019). Ask the Experts: First Credit Cards (pp. https://wallethub.com/credit-cards/first/#expert=Tammy_Johnston). WalletHub.com.
Humphries, V., JOHNSTON, T. (2020). Empirical Investigation of Macroeconomic Outcomes of NAFTA and USMCA (pp. 171-177). Empirical Economics Letters.
Johnston, T. (2020). Safely Navigating the Application Process (pp. https://wallethub.com/easiest-credit-card-to-get#experts=Tammy_Johnston). WalletHub.com.

Awards & Honors

November 2019 AWS Woman of Distinction.

2018 Dr. Henry Hu Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship.

2015 Faculty Award of Excellence.

March 2013 Best Paper Award--Economics Division.

2013 ULM Endowed Faculty Fellowship (2010-2013).

2011 ULM Athletic Foundation Faculty Recognition Award.

2009 ULM Endowed Professor for Entrepreneurship (1998-2004 and 2006 -2009).

2005 Outstanding Professor for the College of Business.

2005 Outstanding Intellectual Contributions Award for the CBA.

2005 Distinguished Researcher Award.

2004 Outstanding Intellectual Contributions Award for the CBA.

2002 Outstanding Intellectual Contributions Award for the CBA.

2000 Outstanding Honors Colloquium Presenter.

Courses Taught

ECON 1003Contemp Eco Issues, 1 course(s)

ECON 2001MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES, 67 course(s)

ECON 3001MONEY & BANKING, 35 course(s)

ENTR 4035Family/Closely-Held Busn, 4 course(s)