Dr. Daniel Hall, Associate Professor of Economics, also serves as Chair of the Department of Economics for the Earl N. Phillips School of Business (PSB) at High Point University. Dr. Hall joined HPU in 2010 and brought with him a tech-savvy skill set that has added innovative techniques and teaching methodologies to the classroom. He and Dr. Stephanie Crofton have received grants from the HPU Think Big Program and the Charles Koch Foundation supporting their project to create the iPad apps EconApps and EconApps 2 that help teach economic principles using market experiments. These apps have been created in a joint venture with Prof. Roger Shore and two teams of HPU computer science major students! The apps are just one component of Dr. Hall’s unique teaching methods which also include various games and competitions.
At HPU, Dr. Hall teaches microeconomics and environmental economics. He is a contributing member of the Phillips School of Business Leadership Team. He represents the school of business on the Academic Planning and Intercollegiate Review Committee, the University Research Committee, the Quality Enhancement Plan Committee. He serves HPU and community at large as the advisor to the Civitan Club on campus, a group known for the good works and civic duties. The Civitan Club has won many awards for service, and Dr. Hall was awarded Outstanding Faculty Advisor by his students. Dr. Hall also incorporates Civitan into his research and into his teaching of a service learning courses. He was honored as Service Learning Professor of the Year for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Dr. Hall’s has conducted research on how trust varies under different property right entitlement settings, how the efficiency-equality trade-off can be modeled as a public goods problem, and how government provision of public goods crowd out voluntary provision, and how economic analysis can help service organizations. He has four peer reviewed articles that can be found in Research in Experimental Economics, Games, Libertarian Papers, and the Journal of Economics and Finance Education. He has several research projects in progress and presents regularly at conferences organized by Association of Private Enterprise Education, the Southern Economic Association, the Public Choice Society, and the Economic Science Association.
Dr. Hall earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics at Georgia State University and his B.S. in Economics at Georgia State College and State University.