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Paulson Gjerde, Kathy

Associate Professor - Economics
College of Business

kpaulson@butler.edu
317/940-8413

Holcomb Building - 253




Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
Labor Economics and Industrial Organization

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Publications:
Hughes, S. & Paulson Gjerde, K.A. "Do Different Cost Systems Make a Difference?". Management Accounting Quarterly, forthcoming 2003.

Clark, R.A., Paulson Gjerde, K.A. & Skinner, D. "The Effects of Interdisciplinary Instruction on Simulation Performance". Simulation and Gaming, volume 34. number 1 (March 2003), pp. 150-163.

Paulson Gjerde, K.A. "The Existence of Gender-Specific Promotion Standards in the U.S.". Managerial and Decision Economics, volume 23, number 8 (December 2002), pp.447-459.

Paulson Gjerde, K.A., Slotnick, S.A. & Sobel, M.J. "New Product Innovation with Multiple Features and Technology Constraints." Management Science, volume 48, number 10 (October 2002), pp. 1268-1284.

Paulson Gjerde, K.A. & Slotnick, S.A. "A Multidimensional Approach to Manufacturing Quality." Computers and Industrial Engineering, volume 32, number 4 (1997), pp. 879-889.

Barron, J.M. & Paulson Gjerde, K.A. "Peer Pressure in an Agency Relationship." Journal of Labor Economics, volume 15, number 2 (April 1997), pp. 234-254.

Barron, J.M. & Paulson Gjerde, K.A. "Who Adopts Total Quality Management (TQM): Theory and An Empirical Test." Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, volume 5, number 1 (Spring 1996), pp.69-106.

Proceedings:
Hughes, S. & Paulson Gjerde, K.A. "Do Different Cost Systems Make a Difference?". Proceedings of the 2003 IMA Annual International Conference. Nashville, TN. June 2003.

Paulson Gjerde, K.A. & Slotnick, S.A. "A Multiperiod Model of the Production of Quality." Proceedings of the Third Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference. Seattle, Washington. June 1998, pp. 30-35.

Paulson Gjerde, K.A. & Slotnick, S.A. "The Production of Quality in a Traditional vs. TQM Manufacturing Facility." Proceedings of the Second Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference. Hanover, New Hampshire. June 1996, pp. 323-328.

Paulson Gjerde, K.A. & Slotnick, S.A. "Tradeoffs Between Performance and Delivery Dimensions of Quality." Proceedings of the First Regional Symposium on Manufacturing, Science and Technology. State University of New York at Stony Brook. 1995, pp.146-151.

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

Undergraduate courses:

  • EC231 Principles of Microeconomics
    EC350 Managerial Economics
    EC495 Personnel Economics

Graduate courses:

  • MBA 525 Managerial Economics


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees

  • Ph. D. Purdue University, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Department of Economics, December 1993
  • M.S. Purdue University, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Department of Economics, May 1991
  • B.A. Emory University, Department of Economics, May 1989 Summa cum laude

Association Memberships (professional/educational)
American Economic Association

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, College of Business, Butler University (September 1997 - present)
  • Assistant Professor, W. Averell Harriman School for Management and Policy, State University of New York at Stony Brook (September 1993 - August 1997)
  • Graduate Instructor, Krannert School of Management, Department of Economics, Purdue University (August 1990 - May 1992)
  • Research Assistant, Krannert School of Management, Department of Economics, Purdue University (January 1992 - May 1992)
  • Economist, Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Administration and Internal Operations, Quality and Information Management Staff, Washington, D.C. (June 1991 - August 1991)
  • Research Assistant, Joint Economic Committee of Congress, Washington, DC (June 1988 - August 1988)