Kristie N. Briggs, PhD
Kristie N. Briggs, PhD

Kristie N. Briggs, PhD

Professor
Director, DBA Program
Heider College of Business

Expertise/Specializations

  • International Trade
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Economic Development
  • Applied Econometrics

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Economics and Finance

Position

  • Professor

Biography

Kristie Briggs is an Associate Professor of Economics at Creighton University. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with fields of specialization in international trade, economic development, and the economics of innovation and intellectual property rights. She enjoys an active research agenda both independently and with her students. Kristie has published in journals such as Southern Economic Journal, Research Policy, and Applied Economics; she has given numerous presentations, and was an invited speaker at the U.S. Department of the State. 

A more complete listing of scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found on my Curriculum Vitae.

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  •  “The impact of corporate social responsibility on firm production” with Derek Kruse and Eric J. Neuman., The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2020
  • Briggs, K., Sheehan,K. Services trade liberalization and economic growth, The Journal of Developing Areas, 53(4), 101-114, 2019
  • Briggs, K., Buehler, D. An analysis of technologically radical innovation and breakthrough patents , International Journal of the Economics of Business, 25(3), 341-365, 2018
  • Briggs, K. The impact of innovaton on financial and insurance services exports, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 17(4), 2017
  • Briggs, Kristie N The impact of innovaton on financial and insurance services exports, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2017
  • Briggs, Kristie N Innovative partnerships resulting from high skilled emigration, International Journal of Development Issues, 16(2), 161-173, 2017
  • Briggs K. Innovative partnerships resulting from high skilled emigration., International Journal of Development Issues, 16(2), 161-173, 2017
  • Braymen, C., Briggs, K. The effect of real exchange rate volatility on the trade of educational services, International Trade Journal, 31(4), 299-316, 2017
  • Braymen, C., Briggs, K. The effect of real exchange rate volatility on the trade of educational services, International Trade Journal, 31(4), 299-316, 2017
  • Briggs, Kristie N Services trade liberalization and economic growth, Journal of Developing Areas, 2017
  • Braymen, C., Briggs, K. Income differences in services trade partners, Applied Economics Letters, 22(8), 593-596, 2015
  • Braymen, C., Briggs, K. Income differences in services trade partners, Applied Economics Letters, 22(8), 593-596, 2015
  • Briggs, Kristie N Co-owner relationships conducive to high quality joint patents., Research Policy, 44(8), 1566-1573, 2015
  • Briggs K. Co-owner relationships conducive to high quality joint patents., Research Policy, 44(8), 1566-1573, 2015
  • Briggs, K., Wade, M. More is better: evidence that joint patenting leads to quality innovation, Applied Economics, 46(35), 4370-4379, 2014
  • Briggs, K. N., Eiermann, J., McNamara, E. A., Hodgson, T. Reducing copyright piracy using entrepreneurial intermediary platforms, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 3(2), 306-316, 2014
  • Briggs, K., Park, W. G. There will be exports and licensing: The effects of patent rights and innovation on firm sales, Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 23(8), 1112-1144, 2014
  • Briggs, K., Wade, M. More is better: evidence that joint patenting leads to quality innovation, Applied Economics, 46(35), 4370-4379, 2014
  • Briggs, K. N., Eiermann, J., McNamara, E. A., Hodgson, T. Reducing copyright piracy using entrepreneurial intermediary platforms., Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, 3(2), 306-316, 2014
  • Briggs, K., Park, W. G. There will be exports and licensing: The effects of patent rights and innovation on firm sales, Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 23(8), 1112-1144, 2014
  • Briggs, K. Institutional quality as a barrier to trade, Applied Economics Letters, 20(16), 1453-1458, 2013
  • Briggs, Kristie N Does patent harmonization impact the decision and volume of high technology trade?, International Review of Economics & Finance, 25(1), 35-51, 2013
  • Briggs, K., Workman, J., York, A. Collaborating to Cheat: A Game Theoretic Exploration of Academic Dishonesty in Teams, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12(1), 4-17, 2013
  • Briggs, K. Institutional quality as a barrier to trade, Applied Economics Letters, 20(16), 1453-1458, 2013
  • Briggs, K. Does patent harmonization impact the decision and volume of high technology trade?, International Review of Economics & Finance, 25(1), 35-51, 2013
  • Briggs, K., Workman, J., York, A. Collaborating to Cheat: A Game Theoretic Exploration of Academic Dishonesty in Teams, Academy of Management Learning & Education, 12(1), 4-17, 2013
  • Briggs, Kristie N Patents, Technology Adaptation, and Exports to Developing Countries, Global Economy Journal, 12(1), 1-18, 2012
  • Briggs, K., Brown, S. The Impact of Institutional Enforcement Mechanisms On Perceived Intellectual Property Protection, Journal of Applied Economics & Policy, 31(1), 1-24, 2012
  • Briggs, K. Patents , Technology Adaptation, and Exports to Developing Countries, Global Economy Journal, 12(1), 1-18, 2012
  • Briggs, K., Brown, S. The Impact of Institutional Enforcement Mechanisms On Perceived Intellectual Property Protection, Journal of Applied Economics & Policy, 31(1), 1-24, 2012
  • Braymen, C., Briggs, K., Boulware, J. R&D and the Export Decision of New Firms, Southern Economic Journal, 78(1), 191-210, 2011
  • Braymen, C., Briggs, K., Boulware, J. R&D and the Export Decision of New Firms, Southern Economic Journal, 78(1), 191-210, 2011
  • Briggs, Kristie N Intellectual property rights and development: The spatial relationships, Journal of Economic Studies, 37(5), 525-543, 2010
  • Braymen C., Briggs K. How Far Will They Go? Intellectual Property and the Range of Market Participation by Nascent Firms, Southern Journal of Entrepreneurship, 3, 66-87, 2010
  • Briggs, K. Intellectual property rights and development: The spatial relationships, Journal of Economic Studies, 37(5), 525-543, 2010
  • Braymen C., Briggs K. How Far Will They Go? Intellectual Property and the Range of Market Participation by Nascent Firms , (Currently the American Journal of Entrepreneurship), Southern Journal of Entrepreneurship, 3, 66-87, 2010

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • The primary focus of my research is on international trade and intellectual property rights, with a focus on their role and impact in developing countries.

Current Research Projects

  • Recently, I have begun a new research path exploring services trade. Specifically, I am investigating factors that influence services trade flows and how services trade can it be used to facilitate economic growth.