Faculty & Staff Directory

iconiconNameO. Homer EreksonImageO. Homer EreksonFirstnameO. HomerLastnameEreksonOffice Phone(817) 257-7534
Position:Professor of Managerial Economics and StrategyDepartment:Entrepreneurship and Innovation DepartmentOffice:Neeley 3359 Role:FacultyEducation
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1980
  • B.A., Economics and Political Science, Texas Christian University, 1974
  • MLE, Harvard University, 2011
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Corporate and Public Policy
  • Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Economics of Education Finance
  • Strategic Management, Business Ethics
Work Experience
  • 2008-2019, John V. Roach Dean, Neeley School of Business, Texas Christian University
  • 2002-08 Dean and Harzfeld Professor of Economics and Business Policy, Henry W. Bloch School of Business and Public Administration, University of Missouri-Kansas City
  • 2007 Visiting Professor, Universiteit Antwerp Management School Executive MBA in cooperation with the Institute of Business Studies, Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation, Moscow
  • 1997-2002 Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Richard T. Farmer School of Business, Miami University
  • 1992-97 Chair, Department of Economics, Miami University
  • 1989-92 Director of Planning and Operations, Richard T. Farmer School of Business, Miami University
  • 1987-89 Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Richard T. Farmer School of Business, Miami University
  • 1981-82 Honors Coordinator, University Honors Program, Miami University
  • 1978-2002 Instructor (1978), Assistant (1980), Associate Professor (1983), and Professor (1989), Department of Economics, Richard T. Farmer School of Business, Miami University
  • 1977-78 Instructor, Evening College, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Courses Taught
  • Economic Environment of Business (EMBA)
  • Psychology and Economics of Individual and Market Behavior
  • Business Strategy (EMBA)
  • Business Ethics
  • Graduate Managerial Economics
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Urban Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Graduate Public Finance
  • Graduate Econometrics
  • Graduate Microeconomics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
  • Current Economic Problems
  • Statistics
  • Economics of Sports
  • Environmental Policy and Decision Making
  • Sustainability Perspectives in Resources and Business
Key Publications
  • Bachrach, D; O.H Erekson, et al. (2017) "On Academic Rankings, Unacceptable Methods, and the Social Obligations of Business Schools," Decision Sciences, June 2017, pp. 561-585
  • O. Homer Erekson (2016) "Moving Beyond the Mission Statement to Action," in Advanced Management for Deans, pp. 39-52
  • Zhao, Y. Lisa, O. Homer Erekson, et al. (2012) "Pioneering Advantages and Entrepreneurs' First Mover Decisions: An Empirical Investigation for the US and China," Journal of Product Innovation Management, December 2012, pp. 190-210.
  • O. Homer Erekson, Raymond F. Gorman, and Molloy, Linsey. (2008) "Innovations in Environmental Performance: The Importance of Financial Performance and Management Quality," International Journal of Business Innovation and Research,Vol.2 (4), pp. 331-353.
  • Erekson, O. Homer, Orie L. Loucks, Steven R. Elliott, Donna S. McCollum, Marc Smith, and Randall J.F. Bruins, "Evaluating Development Alternatives for a High-Quality Stream Threatened by Urbanization: Big Darby Creek Watershed," in Bruins, Randall J.F. and Matthew T. Heberling, eds., Economics and Ecological Risk Assessment: Applications to Watershed Management, Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2005, pp. 227-252
  • Loucks, Orie L., O. Homer Erekson, and Allan Springer, "Environmental Management and Financial Returns to the Forest and Paper Sector," Corporate Environmental Strategy: International Journal for Sustainable Business, 11 (4), (April 2004), pp. 83-100.
  • Dillenburg, Stephen, Timothy Greene, and O. Homer Erekson, "Approaching Socially Responsible Investment with a Comprehensive Ratings Scheme: Total Social Impact," Journal of Business Ethics, 4 (2003), pp. 167-177.
  • Erekson, O. Homer, Kimberly M. DeShano, Glenn Platt, and Andrea L. Ziegert, "Fungibility of Lottery Revenues and Support of Public Education," Journal of Education Finance, 28 (Fall 2002), pp. 301-311.
  • Krehbiel, Timothy C. and O. Homer Erekson, "Characteristics of Self-Regulating Environmental Management Systems: A Survey of Academic Experts," International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management, 1 (1/2), 2001, pp. 104-126.
  • Loucks, Orie L., O. Homer Erekson, Jan Willem Bol, Raymond F. Gorman, Pamela C. Johnson, and Timothy C. Krehbiel, Sustainability Perspectives for Resources and Business, Boca Raton, Fl.: Lewis Publishers, 1999.
  • Erekson, O. Homer, Glenn Platt, Christopher Whistler, and Andrea L. Ziegert, "Factors Influencing the Adoption of State Lotteries," Applied Economics, 31, 1999, pp. 875-884.
  • Erekson, O. Homer and Dennis H. Sullivan, "A Cross Section Analysis of IRS Auditing," National Tax Journal, June 1988, 41 (2), pp. 175 189.
  • Erekson, O. Homer and Ann D. Witte, "The Demand for Housing," Southern Economic Journal, October 1979, 46 (2), pp. 640 648.
  • Witte, Ann D., Howard J. Sumka, and O. Homer Erekson, "An Estimate of a Structural Hedonic Price Model of the Housing Market: An Application of Rosen's Theory of Implicit Markets," Econometrica, September 1979, 47 (5), pp. 1151 1173.
Awards / Recognition
  • Diversity Champion Award, Texas Diversity Council, 2018
  • The 400 Fort Worth's Most Powerful People, FWInc, 2018
  • The Dallas 500 Most Powerful Business Leaders, DCEO, 2018,2019
  • Outstanding Young Men of America, 1977, 1981
  • Lilly Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, 1980-81
  • Fellow, Institute of Environmental Sciences, 1984
  • Miami University Alumni Enrichment Award, 1992
  • Certificate of Environmental Achievement, Renew America Environmental Success Index, 1997
  • Instructional Innovation Award, Decision Sciences Institute, 1996
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Distinguished Faculty Award Nominee 1985, 1986, 1992
  • Associated Student Government Outstanding Teaching Award Nominee, 1987
  • Miami University Effective Educator Award Nominee 1989, 1995
  • Richard T. Farmer School of Business Administration Teaching Award Nominee, 1997
  • International Who's Who of Professionals, 1999
  • Who's Who in Business Higher Education, 2003
  • Distinguished Graduate Alumnus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2003-04, 2004-05
  • UMKC Intercollegiate Athletics Department Service Award, 2004-05
  • AcademicKeys Who's Who in Business Higher Education, 2007
International Experience
  • 2007 Visiting Professor, Universiteit Antwerp Management School Executive MBA in cooperation with the Institute of Business Studies, Academy of National Economy of the Russian Federation, Moscow
  • Aquila
  • City of Fairfield, Ohio
  • Old Dominion University
  • Parker Hannifin
  • Savings & Loan League, SW Ohio
  • SUNY @ Fredonia
  • Web Design Duo
Hobbies / Interests
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Music