Adam J. Hoffer is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. He earned his PhD in economics at West Virginia University in 2012 with emphases in public economics. At the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, Dr. Hoffer teaches principles of microeconomics and public policy, sports economics, and modern political economy. His primary research interests include include political economy, public choice, sports economics, and education. He has had his research appear in The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, Applied Economics Letters, and the Journal of Private Enterprise.