Wafa Hakim Orman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Economics

Biography

  • Associate Professor - Department of Economics and Information Systems, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama - 2008-Present
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Department of Economics and the Institute for Studies of Religion, Baylor University, 2007-2008
  • Instructor, University of Arizona

Dr. Orman’s Complete CV

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Arizona, 2007
  • M.A., Economics, University of Arizona, 2004
  • M.A., Economics, University of Mumbai, 2002
  • Bachelors of Commerce, University of Mumbai, 2000

Classes Taught


Affiliations

  • Referee, American Economic Review
  • Referee, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Toronto, 2008
  • Discussant, Southern Economic Association Annual Conference 2008, Washington DC
  • Discussant, Western Social Science Association Annual Conference 2006, Phoenix, AZ
  • Discussant, Western Economic Association Annual Conference 2006, San Diego, CA
  • Participant, Committee on the Status of Women in the Economic Profession (CSWEP) Mentoring Workshop 2008, New Orleans, LA
  • Member, American Economic Association
  • Member, Southern Economic Association

Honors & Awards

  • "Survival of the Strictest? An Experimental Examination of Club Goods," University of Alabama in Huntsville 2009 Research Mini-Grant
  • Trust and Social Capital in Immigrant Networks, NSF Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) and Department of Homeland Security Special Competition 2007-2008

Publications

  • James C. Cox & Wafa Hakim Orman. (2015) Trust and Trustworthiness of Immigrants and Native-Born Americans, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Volume 57, Pages 1-8
  • Eric A. Fong, Xuejing Xing, Wafa Hakim Orman, William I. Mackenzie Jr. (2015) Consequences of deviating from predicted CEO labor market compensation on long-term firm value, Journal of Business Research, Volume 68, Issue 2, Pages 299-305
  • Michael D. Makowsky, Wafa Hakim Orman, Sandra J. Peart. (2014) Playing with other people's money: Contributions to public goods by trustees, Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Volume 53, Pages 44-55
  • Dasgupta, U., Orman, W. H. (2014) Does Heterogeneity Help in Overcoming the Public Goods Dilemma in a Sequential Contribution Environment? Group Decision and Negotiation, 1–21.
  • North, Charles. M., Hakim Orman, Wafa, and  Gwin, Carl R. (2013) “Religion, Corruption, and the Rule of Law,” Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Volume 45, Issue 5, pages 757-779.
  • Hakim Orman, Wafa. (2008) "Giving It Away for Free? The Nature of Job-Market Signaling by Open-Source Software Developers," Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 8(1).
  • Ravi Patnayakuni, Nainika Patnayakuni, and Wafa Orman (2011) "Who are our students? A profile of IS majors." ICIS 2011 Proceedings. Paper 8.
  • Wafa Hakim Orman, 2008. "Giving It Away for Free? The Nature of Job-Market Signaling by Open-Source Software Developers," Advances in Economic Analysis and Policy, Berkeley Electronic Press, vol. 8(1), pages 1875-1875.
  • Wafa Hakim Orman , Charles M. North, and Carl R. Gwin (2008) "Going to College, Getting a Job: What Happens when Mom and Dad Take Their Kids to Church" in What Americans Really Believe, Rodney Stark, ed. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.
  • Charles M. North, Wafa Hakim Orman , and Carl R. Gwin (2008) "Giving: The Rich, the Poor, and the Widow's Mite." in What Americans Really Believe, Rodney Stark, ed. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.
  • “Competition and compatibility between proprietary and open two-sided platforms"
  • “Religious, Human, and Physical Capital: Are They Complementary Factors in Economic Growth?,” with Charles M. North and Carl R. Gwin, presented at ASSA meetings , New Orleans, 2008
  • “Mom and Dad Took Me to Church: Religion and Educational Attainment,” with Charles M. North and Carl R. Gwin, presented at Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, Boston, 2009
  • “Many Mansions? Religion and Housing Markets,” with Carl R. Gwin and Charles M. North, presented at American Real Estate Society Conference in Monterey, CA, April 2009
  • “Understanding Religious Choice: A Product Attributes Model Application,” with Carl R. Gwin, Carol F. Gwin, and Charles M. North, presented at ASSA meetings, Atlanta, 2010
  • “Going to School, Getting a Job: What Determines Business Students' Job Prospects?” with Ravi Patnayakuni, presented at the Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, 2010
  • “Survival of the Strictest? An Experimental Examination of Club Goods,” presented at the Western Economic Association International Annual Meeting, Portland, 2010 and Association for the Study of Religion, Economics, and Culture Annual Conference 2011, Washington DC
  • “Hit or Miss? CEO Over and Underpayment and Earnings Management,” with Eric Fong, Adam Wowak, and Vilmos Misangyi, presented at Academy of Management Annual Meeting 2012, Boston, MA; Strategic Management Society Annual Meeting 2012, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • “The Cyclicality of Employment Discrimination Charges Filed with the EEOC,” with Cynthia L. Gramm and John F. Schnell.
  • "After the Farm Crisis: Religiosity in the Rural United States," IZA Discussion Paper No. 7511.