Shane Sanders

Associate Professor

With published research in the fields of behavioral sports economics, applied econometrics, applied game theory and the political economy, Shane Sanders joins Syracuse University from Western Illinois University where he was the Cecil P. McDonough Endowed Professor and associate professor of economics.

He is presently associate editor of the Academy of Economics and Finance Journal Southern Business and Economic Journal. His research portfolio includes recent peer-reviewed journal articles in the Journal of Sport Economics, Economics Letters, Public Choice, Southern Economic Journal, European Journal of Political Economy, among others.

Sanders completed a PhD in economics (with field specializations in econometrics and applied game theory) from Kansas State University in 2007. In 2002, he completed a BA in economics with minor in mathematics from Indiana University.

His honors and awards include the Excellence in Multicultural Teaching as well as Excellence in Research/Scholarly Activities, both from Western Illinois University. His professional affiliations include the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Academy of Economics and Finance, and the Southern Economic Association.


Ph.D., Kansas State University


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