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Mariya Burdina, Ph.D.
Mariya Burdina, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Economics with research interests in behavioral economics and pedagogy. Her research has focused on establishing the relationship between set goals and performance. She is also working on evaluating effectiveness of various teaching techniques in the college setting. Burdina is a recipient of 2019 Vanderford Distinguished Teacher Award.
Education and Certifications
- Ph.D., Economics, University of Colorado
- M.A., Economics, University of Colorado
- M.A., Transportation Economics, North Dakota State University
- B.B.A. Management of Industrial Organizations, Kiev National Economic University
Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities
Metz, N., Burdina, M. (2018). Neighborhood Income Inequality and Property Crime. Urban Studies. 55(1), 133-150. usj.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/04/27/0042098016643914.abstract
Burdina, M., Sasser, S. L. (2018). SYLLABUS AND ECONOMICS: REASONING WITH GENERATION “WHY”. Journal of Economic Education. 49(1), 38-45. https://doi.org/10.1080/00220485.2017.1397578
Burdina, M., Hiller, R. S., Metz, N. (2017). Goal Attainability and Performance: Evidence from Boston Marathon Qualifying Standards. Journal of Economic Psychology, 58 (February 2017). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01674870
Sasser, S. L., Burdina, M., Davenport, J. P. (2016). Perceptions and Attitudes of Oklahoma College Students about Free Markets and Government Regulations. Journal for Economic Educators. 16(1), 16. https://journalforeconomiceducators.wordpress.com/
Burdina, M., Sauer, K. M. (2015). Teaching Economic Principles with Analogies. International Review of Economic Education, 20, 29-36.
Burdina, M. (2015). Rethinking the Use of Concept Maps in Principles of Economics Courses. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 16(1), 31-41.
Zhu, Z., Burdina, M., Wright, M. (2014). Is the stock market sticker shocked? A study of market response to recent CAFE regulations in the US. Applied Economics, 46(34), 4178-4189.
Burdina, M. (2014). Wave Riding or Owning the Issue: How Do Candidates Determine Campaign Agendas. The American Economist, 59(2), 139-152.
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