Jim Fain Professor Department of Economics and Legal Studies in Business Personal Website 429 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-8651 (Phone) 405-744-5180 (Fax)


Ph D, Purdue UniversityEconomics1986
MS, Purdue UniversityEconomics1983
BA, University of TexasEconomics1982


James R. Fain. "Can Minorities Escape Wage Discrimination by Forming Firms?". Computational Economics. (Forthcoming). , 21. 0927-7099.

Jim Fain. "Screening Discrimination in a Broader Context". Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance, and Management. (Forthcoming).

Wade Brorsen, Chris Boyer & Jim Fain. (2015). "Private-Value Auction versus Posted-Price Selling: An Agent-Based Model Approach ". Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance, and Management. 22 (4), 249-262.

Jim Fain & Timothy O. Bisping. (2012). "The Role of Labor Force Transition Probabilities in Determining Gender-Specific Employment Responses to Monetary Policy Shocks". Journal of Academy of Business and Economics. 12 (2) 1542-8710.

Jim Fain. (2011). "Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Slow Progress Ahead". Contemporary Economic Policy. 29, 56-66.

Jim Fain. (2009). "Affirmative Action Can Increase Effort". Journal of Labor Research. 30 (2), 168-75.

Jim Fain & Timothy O. Bisping. (2008). "Monetary Policy and Labor Market Transitions". Eastern Economic Journal. 34 (2), 238-251.

Jim Fain & T.O. Bisping. (2005). "The Current State of the Labor Queue: National and Regional Evidence". Journal of Labor Research. 26 (2)

Jim Fain & T.O. Bisping. (2004). "Gender, Race, Region and Disparities in the Impact of Monetary Policy on Unemployment". Southern Business and Economic Journal. 27 (3 & 4)

Jim Fain & Mary Gade. (1995). "The Relative Ability to Tax Coal in the Western States". Southern Economic Journal. , 236-246.

Jim Fain & Mary Gade. (1992). "Optimal Extractive Taxes Under Demand Uncertainty". Public Finance Quarterly. , 243-255.

Awards and Honors

Kenneth and Leitner Greiner Undergraduate Teaching Award (1997)
Merrick Foundation Teaching Award (1995)