Education:

PhD Economics 1975 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

MA Economics 1973 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

BS Business Administration 1971 Auburn University

 

Courses Taught

ECON 4600 - Introduction to Econometrics

ECON 4170 - Women in the Economy

ECON 4300 - Environmental Economics

ECON 4290 - Managerial Economics

ECON 1020 - Principles of Economics: Microeconomics

ECON 1010 - Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics

 

Research Interests

Labor Market

Government Regulation

Sports Economics

 

Honors, Achievements & Affiliations

Chairman of City of Chattanooga Waste Water Regulations Appeals Board

Academy of Economics and Finance

Western Social Science Association

 

 

Featured Publications

Mixon, J. Wilson, Pratt, Leila J. and Wallace, Myles S. "Cross National Money to Income Causality: U.S. Money to UK Income" Journal of Money Credit and Banking Volume 11, No. 4 (November, 1979). 

Mixon, J. Wilson, Pratt, Leila J. and Wallace, Myles S. "Money‑Income Causality in the U.K.: Fixed and Flexible Exchange Rates" Southern Economic Journal Volume 47, No. 1 (July, 1980). 

Rabin, Alan, Pratt, Leila J. "A Note on Heller's Use of Regression Analysis" IMF Staff Papers (March, 1981). 

Pratt, Leila J., Smullen, Stephanie A. and Kyer, Ben L. "The Macroeconomics of the Equal Pay Act" Journal of Macroeconomics Volume 12 No. 4 (fall, 1990). 

Hutchinson, E. Bruce, Pratt, Leila J.  “The Comparative Cost of Privatized Public School Transportation in Louisiana.”  Journal of Private Enterprise.  Vol. XXIII No. 1 (Fall, 2007).

 

Additional Publications

Pratt, Leila J., Stephanie A. Smullen, and Kyer, Ben L. "Macroeconomic Impact of Occupational Wage Equality" Technological. Forecasting and Social Change Vol. 34 (1988). 

Hutchinson, E. Bruce and Pratt, Leila J.  "The Comparative Cost of Privatized Public School Transportation in Tennessee" Policy Studies Journal.  Vol. 27, No. 3 (1999). 

Hutchinson, E. Bruce, Loizeaux, Marc A., Pratt, Leila J., Smullen, Stephanie “A Gender Comparison of Economists’ Publications” Journal for Economic Educators, Vol. 10 No. 1 (fall, 2010). 

Pratt, Leila J.  Hutchinson, E. Bruce.  “The Wages of a Successful College Basketball Coach.”  Journal of Business and Economics Vol. 5 No. 6 (2014)