Texas Tech University

Charlene Kalenkoski, Ph.D., CFP®

Professor
Personal Financial Planning

Email: charlene.kalenkoski@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-1211

Office: HS 242

Fall 2017 Office Hours:
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 9:20 am
Thursday: 8:00 am - 9:20 am
Also available by appointment.

Vita

Charlene Kalenkoski

About

Experience
Professor at Texas Tech University (2017-present); Associate Editor of the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning (2017-present); Director of Retirement Planning & Living Research Initiative (2016-present); Associate Professor at Texas Tech University (2013-2017); Director of the Ph.D. Program in Personal Financial Planning (2016-present); Co-Director of the Ph.D. Program in Personal Financial Planning (2014-2016); Assistant/Associate Professor at Ohio University (2002-2013); Ph.D. in Economics from The George Washington University

Recent Awards
2017 Scholarship Catalyst Program Award, Texas Tech University, co-investigator; Transdisciplinary Research Academy Team Member, "Time Stress and Retirement Plan Choices," Texas Tech University, 2016; Transdisciplinary Research Academy Team Member, "Food Choices and Eating Behaviors: Painting a Complete Picture," Texas Tech University, 2016; 2016 Scholarship Catalyst Program Award, Texas Tech University, co-investigator, December 2015-December 2016; Research Fellow, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), 2009-present

Research Interests

Labor and Demographic Economics, Household Behavior and Family Economics, Microeconomics 

Classes Taught

Research Seminar in Personal Financial Planning (PFP 6397); Research Methods II (PFP 6378); Fundamentals of Statistics for Personal Financial Planning (PFP 5000); Data Analysis and Interpretation for Financial Decision Makers (PFP 5311); Economic Principles of Financial Decision Making (PFP 5341); Economics of Retirement (PFP 5360); Introduction to Ph.D. Studies in Personal Financial Planning (PFP 6305); Household Economic Theory (PFP 6374); Research Methods I (PFP 6377)

Recent Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Parent, Michael; Kalenkoski, Charlene M.; and Eric Cardella (forthcoming).  “Risky Business:  Precarious Manhood and Investment Portfolio Decisions,” Psychology of Men and Masculinity.

Kalenkoski, Charlene Marie and Sabrina Wulff Pabilonia (2017).  “Does High School Homework Increase Academic Achievement?” Education Economics 25(1):  45-59.

Kalenkoski, Charlene Marie and Eakamon Oumtrakool (2017).  “The Caregiving Responsibilities of Retirees:  What Are They and How Do They Affect Retirees' Well-being?” Applied Economics 49(13):  1298-1310.

Payne, Patrick; Browning, Christopher; and Charlene M. Kalenkoski (2016). “Public Reaction to Stock Market Volatility:  Evidence from the ATUS” Applied Economics Letters 23(17):  1197-1200.

Kalenkoski, Charlene Marie (2016). “The Effects of Minimum Wages on Youth Employment and Income,” IZA World of Labor, No. 243, DOI:  10.15185/izawol.243.

Kalenkoski, Charlene M. and Donald J. Lacombe (2015). “Using Spatial Econometric Techniques to Analyze the Joint Employment Decisions of Spouses,” Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 67-77.

Kalenkoski, Charlene M. and Gigi Foster (2015). “Measuring the Relative Productivity of Multitasking to Sole-tasking in Household Production:  Experimental Evidence,” Applied Economics, Vol. 47, No. 18, pp. 1847-1862.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Kalenkoski, Charlene M. (forthcoming).  “Caregiving by Older Adults:  Gender Differences in Well-being,” in Gender and Time Use in a Global Context:  The Economics of Employment and Unpaid Labor, edited by Rachel Connelly and Ebru Kongar, Palgrave Macmillan.

Kalenkoski, Charlene M. and Gigi Foster (2015). “Introduction:  The Economics of Multitasking” in The Economics of Multitasking, edited by Charlene M. Kalenkoski and Gigi Foster, Palgrave Macmillan.

Kalenkoski, Charlene M. and Gigi Foster (2015). “Are Women Better than Men at Multitasking Household Production Activities?” in The Economics of Multitasking, edited by Charlene M. Kalenkoski and Gigi Foster, Palgrave Macmillan.

Kalenkoski, Charlene M. and Gigi Foster (2015). “Discussion:  The Economics of Multitasking” in The Economics of Multitasking, edited by Charlene M. Kalenkoski and Gigi Foster, Palgrave Macmillan.