Experience: B.A., June 1990, Allegheny College; M.S., January 1993, Ph.D., May 1996, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Assistant Professor of Economics, 1996-2004; Associate Professor of Economics 2004-2011; Professor of Economics 2011- present; and department chair 2011-2016.
Fall 2017 Office Hours: M 2:00 – 3:00, T 8:30 – 10:00, W 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.; TH 10:00 – 12:00.
“The classes I teach in the managerial track fit into the general field of transaction cost economics. One central question that we ask is why some firms are big while others are small. What contractual costs are involved in outsourcing certain production processes? What cost reductions can be realized from internalizing certain transactions?”