Todd McFall

Todd McFall

Assistant Teaching Professor


223 Kirby Hall
(336) 758-4055

Research Interests: Sports and Economics, Industrial Organization, Personnel Economics

View CV – 2015 (PDF)




Professor McFall graduated from Miami University and North Carolina State University. He worked in consulting in New York City and Texas before arriving at Wake Forest in 2010. He has published articles on technology and sport and the governance decisions of the NCAA. He teaches introduction to economics, price theory, and sports and economics.


B.S. – Miami University
Ph.D. – North Carolina State University



ECN 150: Introduction to Economics
ECN 205: Principles of Microeconomics I
ECN 233: Economics in Sports
FYS 100: Economics in Sports


Featured Publications

  1. The (Peculiar) Economics of NCAA Basketball. Palgrave Macmillan. New York City. 2014. 
  2. “Contests, Grand Prizes, and the Hot Hand Effect.” Journal of Sports Economics. June 2009. Vol 10. Number 3. 236-255.
  3. “Pandora’s Groove.” (with Julianne Treme) Applied Economic Letters. Vol 19. No. 8. 2012.

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