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Glen Arnold

Glen Arnold

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Administrative Coordinator

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Danielle Robinson

Danielle Robinson

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Part Time Staff

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Lyndsey Romick

Lyndsey Romick

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Senior Administrative Assistant

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Full-Time Faculty

Robert Blecker

Robert Blecker

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Professor

Professor Blecker’s research interests include international trade, open economy macroeconomics, the value of the dollar and the US trade deficit, economic integration in North America, the Mexican economy, the limits to export-led growth strategies ... [More]

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Ivy Broder

Ivy Broder

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Professor

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Colleen Callahan

Colleen Callahan

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Associate Professor

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Jeremiah Dittmar

Jeremiah Dittmar

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Assistant Professor

Professor Dittmar’s research interests include the institutional and technological determinants of economic growth, economic history, political economy, and economic geography. Check personal web-page link for more information.

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Robert Feinberg

Robert Feinberg

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Professor

Professor Feinberg received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania, and PhD from the University of Virginia. He taught for ten years on the faculty of Pennsylvania State University, has served as an economist with the Antitrust Division of the De... [More]

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Luciano Floridi

Luciano Floridi

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Distinguished Scholar in Residence

Luciano Floridi (www.philosophyofinformation.net) is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire – where he holds the Research Chair in Philosophy of Information and the UNESCO Chair in Information and Computer Ethics – and Fellow of S... [More]



Maria Floro

Maria Floro

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Associate Professor

Maria Sagrario Floro dissertation was published into a book (co-authored) entitled Informal Rural Credit Markets and the New Institutional Economics: The Case of Philippine Agriculture (1991). From the time she was in college, she has been interested... [More]

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Boris Gershman

Boris Gershman

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Assistant Professor

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Amos Golan

Amos Golan

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Professor

Professor Golan directs the Info-Metrics Institute at AU. His main area of research is information, information processing and optimal decision rules based on efficient use of information (Info-Metrics).

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Caren Grown

Caren Grown

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Economist in Residence

Professor Grown specializes in development economics and gender issues, and is the co-director of the Program on Gender Analysis in Economics. From 2011-2013, she was on detail as Senior Gender Advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development... [More]

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Bernhard Gunter

Bernhard Gunter

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Gunter’s areas of expertise include development macroeconomics, debt sustainability analysis, and the social impact of globalization. He is also interested in analyzing poverty reduction policies, development strategies, and the challenge of clim... [More]

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Mary Hansen

Mary Hansen

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Associate Professor

Mary Eschelbach Hansen is widely published in the fields of child welfare policy and economic history. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and the Institu... [More]

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Thomas Husted

Thomas Husted

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Professor and Department Chair, Economics

My research examines the political economy of various government expenditure programs, including primary and secondary education, income redistribution, and federal disaster aid.

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Alan Isaac

Alan Isaac

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Associate Professor

Alan Isaac is working in agent-based modeling with applications to the intergenerational transmission of wealth and to epidemiology. He also does research in Post Keynesian macroeconomics, broadly defined.

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Evan Kraft

Evan Kraft

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Economist in Residence

Evan Kraft specializes in the economics of transition, monetary policy and banking issues. He served as Director of the Research Department and Adviser to the Governor of the Croatian National Bank. His scholarly work includes studies of soft-budget ... [More]

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Nathan Larson

Nathan Larson

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Assistant Professor

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Robert Lerman

Robert Lerman

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Professor

Professor Lerman conducts research and publishes on employment, income support, and youth development, especially as they affect low-income populations. In the 1970s, he worked on reforming the nation’s income maintenance programs and on youth employ... [More]

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Daniel Lin

Daniel Lin

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Professorial Lecturer

Professor Lin's research interests include the industrial organization of entertainment industries, the theory of the firm, and the antitrust implications of various theories of competition.He has taught classes in Principles of Microeconomics, Princ... [More]

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Gabriel Mathy

Gabriel Mathy

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Assistant Professor

My research and teaching interest are currently focused on the macroeconomics of the Great Depression, and in macroeconomics and economic history more generally. I received my PhD and MA degrees from the University of California, Davis and my BA deg... [More]

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Mieke Meurs

Mieke Meurs

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Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

Professor Meurs has recently taught Comparative Systems, Heterodox Microeconomics, Transition Economies, the Economics of Gender, and Political Economy.

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Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

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Assistant Professor

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Walter Park

Walter Park

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Professor

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Arturo Porzecanski

Arturo Porzecanski

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Distinguished Economist in Residence

Dr. Arturo C. Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, is an expert in international finance, emerging markets and Latin American economics. He previously taught at Columbia University, New York University, and Williams College, but is a la... [More]

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Natalia Radchenko

Natalia Radchenko

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Assistant Professor

Natalia Radtchenko’s areas of specialization are microeconometrics, labor economics, and public policy evaluation. Recent publications have been featured in Economie et Prevision, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of Population Economics, Labor Ec... [More]

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Kara Reynolds

Kara Reynolds

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Associate Professor

Prof. Reynolds joined the department in 2003 after completing her Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. Her research interests include the political economy of trade protection, particularly antidumping protection, and the impact of trade liberalizati... [More]

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Larry Sawers

Larry Sawers

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Professor

Professor Sawers teaching interests are: Economic development and U.S. Economic History

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Xuguang Sheng

Xuguang Sheng

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Assistant Professor

Xuguang (a.k.a. Simon) Sheng is an Assistant Professor of Economics at American University. His research interests include econometric theory, applied econometrics, empirical macroeconomics, economic and financial forecasting. He has published in Jou... [More]

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Ralph Sonenshine

Ralph Sonenshine

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Assistant Professor

Professor Sonenshine’s research and teaching interests include antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, international trade and finance, and economic history.

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Martha Starr

Martha Starr

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Associate Professor

Professor Starr's research interests are consumption, saving, wealth, healthcare spending, healthcare antitrust, pharmaceuticals, markets for healthcare services, monetary policy, macroeconomics, and social economics.

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John Willoughby

John Willoughby

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Professor

Professor Willoughby has recently returned from a two-year stay in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates where he helped create an undergraduate economics program at the new American University of Sharjah. He has also taught at the American University in Cai... [More]

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Paul Winters

Paul Winters

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Professor

Professor Winters’ research interests include impact evaluation of development projects, rural poverty, migration and remittances, fertility, cash transfer programs in developing countries, rural livelihood strategies, tourism and smallholder agricul... [More]

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Jon Wisman

Jon Wisman

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Professor

Professor Wisman teaching interests are: History of Economic Thought, Methodology, History, Introductory Macroeconomics. His research spans a broad spectrum of domains from history of economic thought and methodology to labor and other social issues.... [More]

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Mahmud Yesuf

Mahmud Yesuf

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Assistant Professor

Professor Yesuf’s research interests include poverty, environment and development issues in low income countries, with a special focus on households’ behavioral issues (such as risk aversion). He has an international teaching and research experience ... [More]

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