Posted by Philip Poole on 2012-01-09

By Tully Taylor

Sara Helms and Jeremy Thornton, faculty members in Samford University's Brock School of Business, along with Brian Scott, from Washington College, presented at the American Economic Association annual meeting Jan. 5-8 in Chicago.

The group presented "Choosing to Give More Freely." The paper was part of a panel looking at Experimental Work on the Causes and Consequences of Religion and Virtuous Behavior, which was organized by the Association of Christian Economists.

Helms, assistant professor of economics, joined Samford University's faculty in 2009.  Thornton, associated professor of economics has taught at Samford since 2004.

Tully Taylor is a senior journalism and mass communication major and a news and feature writer in the Office of Marketing and Communication.