Mark Thompson


Mark Thompson



Academic Appointment(s)

James M. Hull College of Business

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science: Health Econ Modeling

The Graduate School

Other Duties

Interim Dean

Grover C. Maxwell Chair of Business Administration

Program Director

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  • AH N110


  • Ph.D., Economics, General Texas Tech University, 2003

  • MA, Economics, General Texas Tech University, 2000

  • BBA, Business Administration and Management, General Texas Tech University, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • Schulze Award Entrepreneur & Innovation Exchange, 2015

  • Best Paper Award - Health Care/Hospitality Management/Public Administration Track Southern Management Association, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ACCT 4960

    Accounting Internship
  • MGMT 6950

    Current Issues in Management
  • WMBA 6070

  • WMBA 6000

    Human Behavior in Organization
  • ECON 1810

    Intro to Economics
  • WMBA 6010

    Managerial Accounting
  • WMBA 6040

    Managerial Decision Analysis
  • WMBA 6050

    Strategic Marketing
  • BUSA 4960

    Undergraduate Internship
  • WMBA 6060

    Managerial Finance
  • WMBA 6110

    Business Strategic Management
  • WMBA 6080

    Management Information Systems
  • WMBA 6100

    Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt
  • BUSA 4950

    Selected Topics: Economics

Teaching Interests

Principles of Economics, Managerial Economics, Statistics


Selected Recent Publications

  • IT Contract Flexibility and Negotiator Incentives, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Quantile Regression Approach to Measuring the Educational Effect on Body Mass Index, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dynamics of New Building Construction Costs: Implications for Forecasting Escalation Allowances, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Role of Reserves and Production in the Market Capitalization of Oil and Gas Companies: An Empirical Application of Robust Least Squares Estimation, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Being Mindful in your Practice, 2015
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

Applied Econometrics, Energy Policy, Managerial Economics, Engineering and Production Economics, Regional Modeling and Forecasting, Health Economics

College Service

  • Strategic Planning Committee 2007 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Ecological Economics 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning 2007 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education 2007 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • Journal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis 2007 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • Journal of Economics and Finance 2007 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • The Augusta Chronicle 2007 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Kiwanis Club of Augusta 2007 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Mayor Deke Copenhaver's Economic Development Group 2007 - Present

    Role: Member