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Dr. James Wesley (Jamie) Slate


  • Microeconomics
  • Business & Economics Statistics
  • Environmental Economics

Research Interests

  • Firm Behavior
  • Business History

Activities & Select Publications

  • Currently investigating population & economic growth in the Yadkin River basin.
  • Rethinking Motivation: Self-Interest vs. Others Directed Models of Human Behavior, Business and Education Innovation Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, Fall 2009, co-authored with Dr. J. Andrew Morris
  • "MUD - Character Behavior and Economic Theory " The Journal of Virtual Environments, January 2000


  • PhD in Economics, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1995
  • BA in Economics, Christopher Newport College, 1989

Key Memberships

  • Association for Evolutionary Economics
  • Academy of Economics and Finance
  • International Society for Ecological Economics (and the United States branch, USSEE)