Wilson Law

Assistant Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation¬†320.10

Office Hours

FALL 2023
MW 9:00am - 10:00am
MW 1:00pm - 2:00pm
F 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Please schedule office hour visits ahead of time

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, University Of Wisconsin Madison
  • MS - Economics, University Of Wisconsin Madison
  • BS - Computer Science, University Of Wisconsin Madison
  • BS - Economics, University Of Wisconsin Madison

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Baylor University (2016 - Present)

Awards and Honors

  • Georgescu-Roegen Prize, Southern Economic Association (November 19, 2023)

Professional Memberships

  • Southern Economic Association (September 2017 - Present)
  • American Economic Association (2015 - Present)


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"An Experimental Exploration of Reasonable Doubt," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, (2023) (coauthors: Stanton Hudja, Jason Ralston, Jason Aimone, Lucas Rentschler, Chuck North).

"Decomposing Political Advertising Effects on Vote Choices," Public Choice, Vol. 188, No. 3-4, (September 2021), pp. 525-547.

"The chronic uncertainty of American Indian property rights," Journal of Institutional Economics, (November 2020) (coauthors: Eric Alston, Adam Crepelle, Ilia Murtazashvili).

"Can Permissionless Blockchains Avoid Governance and the Law?," Notre Dame Journal On Emerging Technologies, Vol. 2, No. 1, (September 2020) (coauthors: Eric Christopher Alston, Ilia Murtazashvili, Martin B Weiss).

Bradley, S. W., Garven, J. R., Law, W. W., & West, J. E. (2018). The Impact of Chief Diversity Officers on Diverse Faculty Hiring (No. w24969). National Bureau of Economic Research.

Presentations and Proceedings

"Ideological Proximity, Issue Importance, and Vote Choice," presented at the 2021 Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, November 2021.
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