Finley Edwards

Clinical Associate Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Campus Phone:  (314) 630-4874
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation Economics.320.09

Office Hours

FALL 2021
T&R 2:00 - 3:00 PM via ZOOM
or by appointment

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, University Of Illinois Urbana
  • MA - Economics, University Of Illinois Urbana
  • BA - Economics, Wheaton College

Work Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Economics, Baylor University (2014 - Present)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Colby College (September 1, 2011 - May 30, 2014)

Professional Memberships

  • American Economic Association
  • Association of Christian Economists


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Do Students Respond to Their Grades? Evidence From Introductory Finance," Journal of Economic Insight, Vol. 44, No. 2, (2018), pp. 1-20 (coauthors: Ernest Fletcher, Chuck North).

Review of What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael Sandel., Fall 2013.

"Early to rise? The effect of daily start times on academic performance," Economics of Education Review, Vol. 31, No. 6, (December 2012).

"Do Schools Begin Too Early?," Education Next, Vol. Summer 2012, No. 52-57, (Summer 2012).

Presentations and Proceedings

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Embedding Current Economic Data in LMS Courses," presented at the Economics Teaching Conference, Online, November 2020.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Do Students Respond to Their Grades? Evidence from Introductory Finance," presented at the 53st Annual Meeting of the Missouri Valley Economic Association, Hyatt at the Arch, St. Louis, MO, October 2016 (coauthors: Ernest Fletcher, Chuck North).
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