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Mark Witte, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Economics

Address: JC Long 309
Office Hours: MWF 8:00-9:00 am, 11:00-11:30 am and by appointment
Phone: 843.953.3986
Curriculum Vitae: Download


University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ph.D., Economics, 2007

University of Nebraska - Omaha, Nebraska
B.S., Economics (summa cum laude), 2001

Research Interests

  • International Economics
  • Open Economy Macroeconomics

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • International Economics

Honors and Awards

Download Mark Witte's curriculum vitae for a complete listing of publications and other professional accomplishments.


“A Discrete Choice Model of College Enrollment: The role of professional athletic career expectations on university selection” with McDonald Paul Mirabile (Revise & Resubmit – Journal of Sports Economics)

“Understanding and Measuring the Evolution of Tourist Destination Image Across the Visitor Experience” with Wayne Smith and Xiang (Robert) Li (Forthcoming – Tourism Management)

“Can schools buy success in college football? Coach compensation, expenditures and performance” with McDonald Paul Mirabile (Forthcoming – Journal of Research in Educational Sciences

“Duopolists' retail pricing behavior in multiple markets” with Rachel Williams Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 14/1, March 2014, pp 67-81.

“A Random Walk to Economic Freedom?” with Frank Hefner European Journal of Comparative Economics, 10/1, April 2013, pp 27-47.

“The Microstructure of Covered Interest Arbitrage in a Market with a Dominant Market Maker” with Hao-Chen Liu Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions & Money, 24/1, April 2013, pp 25-41.

“Collegiate and Professional Careers of High School Athletes” with McDonald Paul Mirabile Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, 6/1, March 2013, pp 41-56.

“The relations between price clustering, expected return, and trader’s identity in the foreign exchange swap market” with Hao-Chen Liu The Financial Review, 48/1, February 2013, pp 77-96.

“What Effect Did the Credit Crisis of 2008 Have on European Exchange Rates?” Eastern European Economics, 50/3, May 2012, pp 79-93.

“Female Labor, Western Culture and Growth in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries” Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 7/1, May 2011.

“Currency Invoicing: The Role of ‘Herding’ and Exchange Rate Volatility”, International Economic Journal, 24/3, September 2010, pp 357-374.

“Not so fast, my friend: Biases in college football polls” with McDonald Paul Mirabile, Journal of Sports Economics, 11/4, August 2010, pp 443-455.

“Asian Exchange Rates during the Credit Crisis: Policies to Avoid Depreciation”, Global Economic Review, 39/1, March 2010, pp 15-24.

Download curriculum vitae for a complete listing of publications and other professional accomplishments.