Department of Economics, Finance and Global Business

Dr. Tricia Coxwell Snyder

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Office:   VRB 3036
Phone:   973-720-2430
Email:snydert@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   by appointment

Department: Economics, Finance and GlobalBus
Position: Associate Professor
Area Specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary Policy; Financial Regulation, Investment Behavior and Tax Policy, Public Finance, Executive Stock Option Compensation and a Firm's Market Performance.

Professional Degrees:

Ph.D., 2000, Economics, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
B.S., 1993, Marketing and International Business, Florida State University.

Previous Appointments:

Graduate Teaching Associate, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Area Manager, Specialty Retailers Inc.

Primary Research Interests:

  • Macroeconomics; Monetary Policy; Financial Regulation, Investment Behavior and Tax Policy, Public Finance, Executive Stock Option Compensation and a Firm's Market Performance.

Representative Publications:

  • "Taxing Options: The Impact of the Favorable Tax Treatment of Stock Options on CEO Compensation" with Martin Gritsch, Forthcoming in the Eastern Economic Journal.

    "Residential Fixed Investment and the Macroeconomy: Has Deregulation Altered Key Relationships? " Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, v27, n3, (November 2003): 335-354, with Jean Gauger.

    "To Save or To Spend?" Journal of Business and Economics Research, v.1, n.8, 37-44, 2003.

    "Tax Cuts and Interest Rate Cuts: An Empirical Comparison of the Effectiveness of Fiscal and Monetary Policy" Journal of Business & Economics Research, Volume 2, Number 8, August 2004, with Don Bruce.

    "The Effect of Expensing Stock Options on Corporate Earnings" Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Volume 8, Number 2, 109-116, 2004, with Martin Gritsch.  

    "The Effects of Taxes on Cross-Border Shopping" The Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, v5, n3, 2004. 

    “The Impact of Current Tax Policy on CEO Stock Option Compensation: A Quantile Analysis” The Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, Volume 9, Number 3, 2005, with Martin Gritsch. 

    How Does Consumption Respond to Stock Market and Monetary Policy Shocks?” Forthcoming in the Journal of Economics and Economic Educational Research.

    “Do Profitable and Non-Profitable Firms Pay Executives Differently?” Forthcoming in the Journal of Business & Economics Research , with Martin Gritsch.

    “Economic Conditions and How It Effects Trade Between the U.S. and India” Forthcoming in the International Business & Economics Research Journal, with Bosloper, Castellano, England, and Galdi. 

    Social Security Personal Investment Accounts (PIAs)” Forthcoming in the Journal of Business and Economic Research Journal, with Berch Haroian and Elizabeth Ekmekjian.

    "Does Monetary Policy Cause Banks to Lend More to Large Firms Relative to Small Firms: An Analysis of the Different Credit Channels" (with Berch Haroian) Competitive Advantage: Contemporary Perspectives, Ch. 11, pp. 143-148.   

    "Do Firms Generate A Competitive Advantage by Paying Executives in Stock Options Instead of Higher Salaries? Evidence From Panel Data on Executive Compensation and the Market Value of the Firm" (with Martin Gritsch) Competitive Advantage: Contemporary Perspectives, Ch. 8, pp. 101-107.

    "Stock Dividends vs. Stock Options: Does Tax Policy Matter?" published in the National Tax Association 96 the Annual Conference on Taxation, Proceedings, 2003, (with Martin Gritsch).

    " The Impact of Current Tax Policy on Executive Stock Option Compensation and Its Influence on Reported Earnings" Published in the National Tax Association 95th Annual Conference on Taxation, Proceedings, 2002, (with Martin Gritsch and Elizabeth Ekmekjian).

    "Taxing Options: The Impact of Tax-Favored Treatment on Employee Compensation" published in the National Tax Association 94th Annual Conference on Taxation Papers and Proceedings, 2001, (with Martin Gritsch and Elizabeth Ekmekjian).

  • Representative Industrial Work/Consulting Experience:

     

    Current Courses Offered:

    • ECON 201: Macroeconomics - syllabus 
    • MBA: Economics Analysis - syllabus
    •  ECON301: Intermediate Microeconomics - syllabus
    • ECON355: Current Issues in Economics - syllabus