Adrian Simion


Adrian Simion (he/him/his) joined the Falk College Department of Sport Management as an instructor in Fall 2022. He teaches classes on python programming for web scraping and statistical analysis.

Prior to joining Syracuse University, Adrian was a graduate student at Wayne State University from 2017 to 2022, pursuing his Ph.D. in economics with a focus in econometrics. He taught principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and intermediate econometrics during his time there. He was also a research assistant working on sport management research projects.

Adrian’s research is in applied econometrics and sport management. His thesis is on external imbalances and their ability in predicting future exchange rate movements. His sport-related research has been on the impact of college football on the surrounding lodging industry, and the NCAA transfer portal and its impact on the welfare of transferring athletes.

Adrian was awarded the Nancy S. Barrett Endowed Prize in Applied Economics in 2021 for his thesis work.

Adrian is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at Wayne State University. He earned a M.A. in economics from Wayne State University in 2022 and earned a B.A. in mathematics from Michigan State University in 2016.


M.A. in Economics, Wayne State University

B.A. in Mathematics, Michigan State University