Professor Wayne A. Grove received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois, a master’s degree from American University’s School of International Service, and a bachelor’s degree from Illinois Wesleyan University. He studied abroad in Brazil in high school, in Spain in college, and did field work in Mexico in graduate school. After college, he worked in Senator Pete Dominici’s Washington, D.C. office.
At Le Moyne, Professor Grove teaches introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics, the economics of public policy, American economics history, and introduced sports economics to the curriculum. He received Le Moyne’s Scholar of the Year Award in 2008 and has published widely in many areas of applied microeconomics in, for example, the American Economic Review, the Journal of Human Resources, Economic Inquiry, the Journal of Economic History and the Journal of Economic Education. Some of the topics of his research include the gender pay gap, the economic returns to higher education, determinants of labor market outcomes, retrospective voting, determinants of college student learning of economics, and economic history topics of technological change and labor markets. For fun, Professor Grove has completed the Green Lakes and Cazenovia triathalons, enjoys cycling around our lovely Finger Lakes region, and with his family playing tennis, cross country skiing, and gardening.
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