The study of economics provides students with an opportunity to understand the most important aspects of modern societies such as the global economy, production decisions, income distribution, consumption of goods and services, government’s role and the interaction between households and businesses.


Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • Paul H Boisvert
  • Christopher Briggs
  • Robert Jones
  • Mary Joyce
  • Robert Nigohosian
  • Victoria Stedman
  • Richard Wakefield
Pan, Xiaofei

Xiaofei Pan

Assistant Professor, Economics
Faculty Suite F, Room 2420

Ph D, George Mason University
MA, George Mason University
BA, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Pan, X., Houser, D., Social approval, competition and cooperation, Experimental Economics, 2017.

Pan, X., Xiao, E., It’s not just the thought that counts: An experimental study on the hidden cost of giving, Journal of Public Economics, 2016.

Klein, D. B., Pan, X., Houser, D., Schwarz, G., A demand for encompassment: A Hayekian experimental parable about political psychology, Rationality and Society, 2015.

Al-Ubaydli, O., Houser, D., Nye, J., Paganelli, M. P., Pan, X., The causal effect of market priming on trust: an experimental investigation using randomized control., PloS one, 2013.

Pan, X., Houser, D., Cooperation during cultural group formation promotes trust towards members of out-groups., Proceedings. Biological sciences, 2013.

Pan, X., Houser, D., Competition for Trophies Triggers Male Generosity, PLoS ONE, 2011.

Pan, X., Houser, D., Mating Strategies and Gender Differences in Pro-Sociality: Theory and Evidence, SSRN Electronic Journal, 2011.