Russell E Triplett

Assistant Professor

Economics • Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise

International Economics, Applied Econometrics, Political Economy

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012.
  • M.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002.
  • B.A., Economics and Political Science, Stetson University, 1999.

Biography

Russell joined the Coggin College of Business as a full-time faculty member in 2014.  Previously he taught economics as a visiting faculty member at UNF, Stetson University (DeLand, FL) and Elon University (Elon, NC).  Russell's primary research interests are in international trade, development, and finance, with special focus on the political economy of U.S. trade policy.  Russell regularly teaches courses in international economics, microeconomic theory, and statistics.

Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics Honorary)
  • Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honorary)

Affiliations

  • American Economic Association
  • International Atlantic Economic Society
  • Academy of Economics and Finance
  • National Economics Teaching Association

Grants and Contracts Awarded

"Willingness to Pay for Safe Drinking Water: A Contingent Valuation Study in Jacksonville, FL" (with C. Chatterjee, C. Johnson and P. Ahmed), 2016 UNF Environmental Center Seed Grant.

Publications & Presentations

Recent Publications:

"Willingness to Pay for Safe Drinking Water: A Contingent Valuation Study in Jacksonville, FL" (with C. Chatterjee, C. Johnson, P. Ahmed), Journal of Environmental Management, accepted and forthcoming.

"ICT and Income Inequality: A Cross-National Perspective" (with K. Richmond), International Review of Applied Economics, accepted and forthcoming.

"Volatility and Trade: The Case of South Africa's Exports to China" (with R. Thaver), Journal of Developing Areas, vol. 51, no. 2, 2017.

"South Africa's Import Demand Function with China: A Cointegration Approach" (with R. Thaver), International Journal of Business and Finance Research, vol. 9, no. 3, 2015.

 

Recent Presentations:

"Does International Accreditation of Health Care Institutions Lead to Greater Consumption of Health Service by Foreign Patients?" (with A. Loh), presented to the International Business Research Conference, Universidad Austral, Rosario, Argentina, August 2017. 

"The Private Rationality and Local Contributors of Bottled Water Usage: A Representative Study in Jacksonville, FL" (with C. Chatterjee and C. Johnson), presented to the International Business Research Conference, Universidad Austral, Rosario, Argentina, August 2017.

"An Examination of the Determinants of Aggregate Business Investment" (with P. Mason), presented to the Academy of Business Research, San Antonio, TX, November 2016.

"Willingness to Pay for Safe Drinking Water: A Contingent Valuation Study in Jacksonville, FL" (with C. Chatterjee, C. Johnson, and P. Ahmed), presented to the UNF Environmental Center, September 2016, and presented to the International Atlantic Economic Conference, Washington, DC, October 2016.

"ICT's Role in Reducing Inequality and Poverty" (with K. Richmond), presented to the UNFIB-16 Conference, February 2016, and presented to the Academy of Economics and Finance Conference, Pensacola, FL, February 2016.

 

TriplettContact Information

Building 42, Room 3404

(904) 620-5248

r.triplett@unf.edu


Office Hours

MTWR 1:30-3:00 p.m.