Thomas Lambert, PhD

3515 Gladden Drive

Louisville, KY  40218






Ph.D.              University of Louisville             Major Area: Urban and Public Affairs

Graduate School Dean’s Citation for Excellent Achievement

M.S.                 University of Kentucky                                   Major Area: Economics

M.B.A.            University of Louisville                                   Major Area: Management

B.A.                University of Louisville                               Major Area: Political Science

                                    Graduated with Honors 

Peer Reviewed Articles:

“Falling Income and Debt:  Comparing Views of a Major Cause of the Great Recession,” World Review of Political Economy, forthcoming.

“Explaining Levels of Inequality in OECD Nations by Using Rates of Surplus Value and Profit to Wage Ratios, World Review of Political Economy, forthcoming.

“An Analysis of State Level Immigration and Inequality over the Last Two Decades: The Case for Aid to State Governments,” Journal of Public Management and Social Policy, Vol. 17, No. 2 Fall 2011.

“Benchmarking and Evaluating the Comparative Efficiency of Urban Paratransit Systems” with Hokey Min.  Journal of Transportation Management, forthcoming.

“Urban Location and the Success of Casinos in Five States,” International Journal of Management and Marketing, Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall 2010, pages 1-16.

“Neighborhood Environment and Obesity in the Louisville, Kentucky Area” with Hokey Min, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010, pages 163-174.  (Award winning paper—see relevant background and experience).

“Benchmarking and Measuring the Comparative Efficiency of Emergency Medical Services in Major U.S. Cities,” with Hokey Min and Arun Srinivasan.  Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2009, page 543-561.

 The Utilization of Foreign Trade Zones in the Global Supply Chain: An Exploratory Study,” with Hokey Min.  International Journal of Services and Operations Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2010, pages 110-125.    

“New and Fringe Residential Development and Emergency Medical Services Response Times in the United States,” with Peter B. Meyer.  State and Local Government Review, Vol. 40, No. 2, August 2008, pages 115-124.

”Ex-Urban Sprawl as a Factor in Traffic Fatalities and EMS Response Times in the Southeastern United States,” with Peter B. Meyer.  Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 40, No. 4, December 2006, pages 941-953.

“Evaluating the Comparative Efficiency of Eleven States’ Highway Expenditures,” with Hokey Min.  Journal of Transportation Management, Vol. 17, No. 2, Fall 2006, pages 46-62.

“The Truck Driver Shortage Issue Revisited,” with Hokey Min.  Transportation Journal, Vol. 42, No. 2, Winter 2002, pages 5-16.

“An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Louisville’s Enterprise Zone,” with Paul Coomes.  Economic Development Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 2, May 2001, pages 168-180.

 “The Impact of State Taxes on the Development and Growth of the Trucking Industry,” with Hokey Min.  Journal of Transportation Management, Vol. 12, No. 2, Fall 2000, pages 33-46

 “Thorstein Veblen and the Higher Learning of Sport Management Education.” Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 33, No. 4, December 1999, pages 973-984.

“Immigration Restrictions and the American Worker:  An Examination of Competing Interpretations,” with Scott Cummings.  Population Research and Policy Review, Vol. 17, 1998, pages 497-520.

“The Working Poor and Transportation:  A Comment on Marlene Kim’s ‘The Working Poor:  Lousy Jobs or Lazy Workers?’ ” Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 32, No. 4, December 1998.

“Anti‑Hispanic and Anti‑Asian Sentiments Among African Americans,” with Scott B. Cummings.  Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 78, No.2, June 1997, pages 338-353.

 Dissertation Title:

“A Program Evaluation of the Louisville Enterprise Zone: A Study of Local Planning and Economic Development.”    Research funded by the City of Louisville. 

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