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Henry Thompson

Henry Thompson’s focuses primarily on international and energy economics. His research record ranks in the top 5% worldwide according to Research Papers in Economics and has a 7 h-index.   He has contributed to research grants on restructuring in the electric industry and on issues of international trade in natural resource products.

His teaching at Auburn has focused on international economics but has included resource economics, mathematical economics, macroeconomics, and other courses. The following headings summarize his professional career.

 

Employment history

  • Professor Emeritus, Auburn University 2018-
  • Auburn University since 1987-2018    
  • University of Tennessee 1981-7    
  • PhD University of Houston 1981Work history  

 

Academic publications  

123 articles including a few book chapters  

 

Textbook

International Economics: Global Markets and Competition, 2014, World Scientific, 4th ed

 

University activities  

  • Chair of 18 PhD dissertations,
  • 16 MS theses   
  • 32 external grants

 

Member  

  • American Economic Association    
  • European Economics and Finance Society  
  • International Economics and Finance Society  

 

 

Editorial board  

Review of International Economics

 

Referee  

Active referee for numerous journals, about 50 manuscripts per year

 

Organized sessions  

  • American Economic Association   2011, 2018  
  • Southern Economic Association   6 sessions  
  • IEFS-UK   2002 in Crete
  • European Economics and Finance   2014 in Thessaloniki
  • International Economics & Finance Society  

Honarary and founding member

  • Editor of email IEFS Newsletter and Treasurer, 1993-2003  
  • Vice President, 1992-3

 

Seminars  

  • 62 at various universities worldwide
  • Research presentations  
  • 83 at professional meetings

 

Research summary

  • 122 articles    
  • top 5% Repec    
  • h-index 7    
  • 163 seminars & presentations

 

Recent publication sample in Energy economics

  • A physical production function for the US economy, Energy Economics (2016) 185-9
  • Resource rights and markets in a general equilibrium model of production, Environmental and Resource Economics (2013) 131-9
  • Economic growth with a nonrenewable resource, Journal of Energy and Development (2012) 35-43
  • Cross section translog production and elasticity of substitution in US manufacturing industry, with
  • Sooriyakumar Krishnapillai, International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy (2012) 50-54
  • A note on the oil price trend and GARCH shocks, with Jing Li, The Energy Journal (2010) 185-91
  • The applied theory of energy substitution in production, Energy Economics (2006) 410-25
  • The first step in restructuring the US electric industry, with Andy Barnett and Keith Reutter, Energy Economics (2005) 225-35

 

Energy research projects

  • Generator Feasibility Study 2011
  • Alabama Power, 9 projects
  • Regulatory Energy Authority, Greece 2002
  • Alabama Electric Co-op, pricing 1998, 1999
  • Southern Mississippi Electric Power Association 1998
  • Alabama Public Service Commission 1998
  • Household International 2002, 2003
  • CIBA Energy 1996
  • Exxon, 1996

Louisiana Land and Development 1996