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Scott J. Callan

Professor, Economics
Ph.D., Texas A&M University-Coll Stat, 1985
Office: Adamian Academic Center 179 | 781.891._2024 | scallan@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Teaching and research areas of interest focus on applied microeconomic topics such as managerial economics, environmental economics, and sports economics. Author of numerous articles in a variety of economic journals, including Southern Economic Journal, Advances in the Economics of Energy and Resources, Review of Industrial Organization and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. In addition, he has published several managerial economic case studies and is the co-author of Environmental Economics and Management, a 6th edition textbook for undergraduate and MBA students.

Teaching Interests

Managerial Economic Analysis; Environmental Economics; Sports Economics; Quantitative Methods/Econometrics

Research Interests

Applied Microeconomic Analysis; Environmental Economics; Energy Economics; Quantitative Methods/Econometrics; Sports Economics

Consulting/Practice Interests

Environmental Economic Analysis; Demand Estimation and Pricing Analysis; Cost Estimation and Analysis

Professional Memberships

North American Association of Sports Economists

Awards and Honors

2014, Sabbatical Award, Bentley University
2013, Summer Grand Award, Bentley University
2010, Bentley University Summer Grant Award
2009, Bentley University Summer Grant Award
2008, Bentley University Publication Award
2008, Bentley University Summer Grant Award
2007, Bentley College Sabbatical Award 2007/2008
2006, Bentley College Center for Risk Management Grant (with Janet M. Thomas)
2006, Bentley College Summer Research Grant
2005, Bentley College Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award, 2005
2005, Bentley College Publication Award
2005, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
2004, Bentley College Publication Award
2004, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
2003, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
2002, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
2001, Bentley College Publication Award
2001, Bentley College Sabbatical Award
2001, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
2000, Bentley College Publication Award
1999, Bentley College Curriculum Fund Grant
1999, Bentley College Publication Award
1999, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
1998, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
1997, Bentley College Publication Award
1997, Masnicki Faculty Development Fund
1996, Bentley College Publication Award
1996, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
1994, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
1993, Bentley College Integrative Initiative Grant
1993, Bentley College Sabbatical Award
1993, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
1992, Bentley College Publication Award
1991, Bentley College Publication Award
1991, Bentley College Summer Grant Award
1990, Bentley College Publication Award
1989, Bentley College Publication Award
1989, Henry Rauch Faculty Enrichment Grant
1988, Bentley College Institute Fellowship
1988, Bentley College Publication Award
1987, Bentley College Publication Award

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (2014). "Relating CEO Compensation to Social Performance and Financial Performance: Does the Measure of Compensation Matter?"  Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 21 (4), 202-227. (link)

Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (2014). Coaching Efficiency and Team Performance: An Examination of Texas High School Football . The Sport Journal (17/4), 10. (link)

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2011). "Executive Compensation, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Corporate Financial Performance: A Multi-Equation Framework.". Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 18 (6), 332-351. (link)

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2009). Corporate Financial Performance and Corporate Social Performance: An Update and Reinvestigation. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 16 (2), 61-78.

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2008). Pay and Performance: An Examination of Texas High School Football Coaches. The Sport Journal, 11 (4).

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2007). Modeling the Determinants of a Professional Golfer's Tournament Earnings: A Multi-Equation Approach. Journal of Sports Economics, 8 (4), 394-411. (link)

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2006). Gender, Skill, and Performance in Amateur Golf: An Examination of NCAA Division I Golfers. The Sport Journal, 9 (3).

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2006). Analyzing Demand for Disposal and Recycling Services: A Systems Approach. Eastern Economic Journal, 32 (2), 221-40.

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2004). Determinants of Success among Amateur Golfers: An Examination of NCAA Division I Male Golfers. The Sport Journal, 7 (3), 1-12.

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (2001). Economies of Scale and Scope: A Cost Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Services. Land Economics, 77 (4), 548-60. (link)

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1999). Adopting a Unit Pricing System for Municipal Solid Waste: Policy and Socio-Economic Determinants. Environmental and Resource Economics, 14 (4), 503-18. (link)

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1997). The Impact of State and Local Policies on the Recycling Effort. Eastern Economic Journal, 23 (4), 411-23. (link)

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1992). Cost Differentials Among Household Goods Carriers: Network Effects, Operating Characteristics, and Shipment Composition. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 26 (1), 19-34.

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1992). Cost Analysis of Specialized Motor Carriers: An Investigation of Specification and Aggregation Bias. The Logistics and Transportation Review, 28 (3), 217-30.

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1992). An Analysis of Production Cost Inefficiency. The Review of Industrial Organization, 7 (2), 203-26.

Callan, S. J. (1991). The Sensitivity of Productivity Growth Measures to Alternative Structural and Behavioral Assumptions: An Application to Electric Utilities 1951-1984. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 9 (April), 207-213.

Callan, S. J., Santerre, R. (1990). Production Characteristics of Local Public Education: A Multiple Product and Input Analysis. Southern Economic Journal, 57 (October), 468-480.

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1989). Constant Returns to Scale in the Post Deregulatory Period: The Case of Specialized Motor Carriers. The Logistics and Transportation Review, 25 (3), 271-88.

Callan, S. J. (1988). Productivity, Scale Economies and Technical Change: Reconsidered. Southern Economic Journal, 55 (January), 715-725.

Callan, S. J. (1986). Decomposition of Total Factor Productivity Growth, Additional Evidence: The Case of the U.S. Electric Utility Industry, 1951-1978. Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics (Summer), 55-71.

Books
Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2013). Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications, 6e. (forthcoming).. Mason, OH: South-Western, Cengage Learning. (link)

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2011). Resources and Learning Tools in Environmental Economics, 2nd edition (2nd ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western, a part of Cengage Learning.

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2010). Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. 5th edition (5th ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western, part of Cengage Learning. (link)

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2008). Resources and Learning Tools in Environmental Economics. Mason, OH: Thomson South-Western.

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2007). Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. 4th edition (4th ed.). Mason, OH: Thomson South Western. (link)

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2004). Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. 3rd edition (3rd ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western College Publishing. (link)

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2000). Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. 2nd edition (2nd ed.). Fort Worth, TX: The Dryden Press.

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (1996). Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. Chicago, IL: Irwin McGraw-Hill.

Book Chapters
Callan, S. J, Thomas, J. M. (2014). "Municipal Solid Waste." . In Timothy Haab and John C. Whitehead (Eds.), Environmental and Natural Resource Economics: An Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: . ABC-CLIO

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2003). The Impact of State and Local Policies on the Recycling Effort. In Thomas C. Kinnaman (Eds.), The Economics of Residential Solid Waste Management.. Hampshire, UK: . Ashgate Publishing

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2002). From Dust till Dawn: Environmental Quality and New York City’s Post-9/11 Economic Recovery. 9/11: Economic Viewpoints. Mason, OH: . South-Western College Publishing

Callan, S. J. (1987). Productivity Growth From Total and Variable Cost Functions: An Application To Electric Utilities. In Moroney, John R (Eds.),  (pp. 1-16). Westport, CT: . JAI Press

Book Reviews
Callan, S. J. (1989). [Review of the book A review of Dynamic Econometric Modeling: Proceedings of the Third International Symposium in Economic Theory and Econometrics]. Southern Economic Journal.

Callan, S. J. (1986). [Review of the book A Review of Corporate Capital Structures in the United States]. Southern Economic Journal.

Cases
Callan, S. J. (1992). Ten Empirical Microeconomic Case Studies. Prentice Hall.

Conference Proceeding(s)
Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1989). Cost Conditions in the Post-Deregulatory Period; The Case of Household Goods Motor Carriers. Northeast Business and Economics Association, Annual Conference of Northeast Business and Economics Association .

Conference Paper(s)
Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (1996). The Impact of State and Local Policies on Recycling Effort: An Application to Massachusetts’ Cities and Towns. Western Economic Association International, Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International.

Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (1991). Production Cost Inefficiencies in Transportation Economics: A Measurement and Analysis. Western Economic Association International, Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International.

Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (1990). An Analysis of Motor Carrier Institutional Cost Differentials; Network Effects, Operating Characteristics, and Shipment Composition. Southern Economic Association, Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association.

Other(s)
Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2013). Instructor's Manual to Accompany Environmental Economics and Management. (forthcoming).. South-Western, Cengage Learning Forthcoming

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2010). Instructor's Resource CD-ROM to accompany Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. South-Western, part of Cengage Learning

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2010). Instructor's Resource CD-ROM to accompany Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. South-Western, part of Cengage Learning

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2009). Economica Ambiental: Aplicacoes, Politicas, e Teoria. South-Western, part of Cengage Learning, 556. (link)

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2007). Instructor's Manual to Accompany Environmental Economics and Management, 4th edition. Thomson South-Western, 75.

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2006). Chinese Translation of Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications. Tsinghua University Press, 585.

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (2004). Instructor's Manual to Accompany Environmental Economics and Management, 3rd edition. South-Western College Publishing, 60.

Thomas, J. M, Callan, S. J. (1999). Japanese translation edition of Environmental Economics and Management: Theory, Policy, and Applications, 1st Edition. Food and Agriculture Policy Research Center, 905.

Conference Presentations

Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (1996). "The Impact of State and Local Policies on Recycling Effort: An Application to Massachusetts’ Cities and Towns." Presented at the Western Economic Association International's Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, San Francisco, CA.

Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (1991). "Production Cost Inefficiencies in Transportation Economics: A Measurement and Analysis." Presented at the Western Economic Association International's Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International, Seattle, WA.

Callan, S. J., Thomas, J. M. (1990). "An Analysis of Motor Carrier Institutional Cost Differentials; Network Effects, Operating Characteristics, and Shipment Composition." Presented at the Southern Economic Association's Annual Conference of the Southern Economic Association, New Orleans, LA.

Thomas, J. M., Callan, S. J. (1989). "Cost Conditions in the Post-Deregulatory Period; The Case of Household Goods Motor Carriers." Presented at the Northeast Business and Economics Association's Annual Conference of Northeast Business and Economics Association , Providence, RI.

Service

Department Service
Mentor for Economic Majors, 2013 - Present
Evaluator of Faculty, 2013 - 2013
Adjunct Faculty Reviewer, 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for Curriculum Committee, 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for Principles Committee , 2010 - 2010

University Service
- Present
Coordinator Sport Management Minor, 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for Salary and Benefits, 2010 - 2011
Task Force Member for Day MBA/Emerging Leaders MBA task force, 2010 - 2010

Professional Service
Editorial Review Board Member for International Journal of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility, 2013 - Present
Board of Advisors of a Company for Green Schools, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility, 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Journal Article for Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility (IJCSSR), 2015 - 2015
Reviewer, Journal Article for Managerial and Decision Economics, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Environment and Waste Management , 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Resource and Energy Economics, 2014 - 2014
Reviewer, Journal Article for Economics Bulletin, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Environmental Management, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Sport Management, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Textbook for Pearson Education, 2012 - 2012
Acted as an external reviewer for a dissertation for Board of Examiners/Economics Department/University of Madras, India, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Sport Management , 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Textbook for McGraw-Hill Publishers, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Resource and Energy Economics, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Regional Studies, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Journal Article for Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 2011 - 2011