Thomas Evans


Thomas Evans

Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Studies
2309A Martha Van Rensselaer Hall
Phone: 607-255-7010 Fax: (607) 255-4071
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Curriculum Vitae
Biographical Statement:

Tom is currently a Senior Lecturer in the department of Policy Analysis and Management.  Prior to Cornell, Tom worked as a Lecturer in the department of economics at the University of Chicago, and held various manufacturing positions in Canada, New York, and South Carolina.


PhD Clemson University, Clemson, S.C. (Economics), 2003
MS  Columbia University, New York, N.Y. (Industrial Engineering), 1995
BS  Royal Military College of Canada, Ontario, Canada. (Engineering Management), 1988

Courses Taught:

ECON 1110: Principles of Microeconomics
PAM 2000: Intermediate Microeconomics
PAM 2101: Introduction to Statistics for PAM Majors
PAM 2150: Research Methods
PAM 2100: Introduction to Statistics
PAM 5470: Managerial Microeconomics
PAM 5690: Regression Analysis and Managerial Forecasting

PAM 5660: Strategic Management and Organization Design of Health Care Systems

PAM 3070 -Big Energy: Contemporary Issues in Human Energy Use

Administrative Responsibilities:

Tom currently serves as the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the department of Policy Analysis and Management.

Additionally, Tom will served as the chair of the EPC committee during fall of 2015.

Selected Publications:

Evans, Thomas A. “An Estimate of the Accuracy of Hedonic Real Estate Valuations Using the Orange County Bankruptcy,” Economica 79(316), October 2012, 703-20.

Evans, Thomas A. and Paul B. Lewis. 2009. "Bankruptcy Reform and the Foreclosure Crisis," Banking and Financial Services Policy Report 28(1).

Evans, Thomas A. and Paul B. Lewis. 2008. “An Empirical Analysis of the 2005 Bankruptcy Reforms,” Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal 24(2): 327-60. [abstract]

Evans, Thomas A. 2007. "An Empirical Test of Why Incumbents Adopt Campaign Spending Limits," Public Choice 132: 437-56. [abstract]

Evans, Thomas A. 2006. "The Different Effects of Discretionary Federal Spending on Parliamentary Elections," Economic Inquiry 42:234-48. [abstract]

Evans, Thomas A. 2005. "The Impact of Representation per Capita on the Distribution of Federal Spending and Income Taxes," Canadian Journal of Political Science 38(2): 263-85. [abstract]




Selected Keywords:
Public Choice; Bankruptcy; Real Estate

The information on this bio page is taken from the CHE Annual Report.