2017-18 General Catalog

401 Engineering 2
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Program Statement | Course Descriptions

Faculty and Professional Interests


Carlos E. Dobkin
Public health, public policy, and applied econometrics

Robert W. Fairlie
Labor economics, entrepreneurship, education, applied econometrics

Daniel Friedman
Microeconomic theory, experimental/behavioral economics, evolution and learning, financial markets

K.C. Fung
International trade and finance, economies of China and Japan, WTO, foreign direct investment, global environmental economics, and Asia/Pacific economies and economics of Silicon Valley

Michael M. Hutchison
International finance, open economy macroeconomics, emerging markets, European and Asian economies

Kenneth Kletzer
International economics, macroeconomics, development economics

Nirvikar Singh
Industrial organization, political economy, economic development, technology and innovation, South Asian immigrants in the U.S., Indian economy, Sikhs and the Punjab

Carl E. Walsh
Monetary theory and policy, macroeconomics

Donald A. Wittman
Economic theory, politics, law

Associate Professor

Justin G. Marion
Public economics, empirical industrial organization

Jonathan Robinson
Development economics

Alan Spearot
International trade; industrial organization, applied econometrics

Assistant Professor

Eric Aldrich
Financial econometrics, finance, computational economics and macroeconomics

George Bulman
Applied public and labor, economics of education

Weishi Gu
Macroeconomics, international economics

Chenyue Hu
International economics, macroeconomics, financial economics

Natalia Lazzati
Microeconomic theory, industrial organization, econometrics, experimental economics

Jessie Li
Econometrics, machine learning

Kristian Lopez-Vargas
Behavioral economics, experimental economics, microeconomic theory

Hikaru Saijo
Macroeconomics, applied econometrics

Ajay Shenoy
Development economics, economic growth, macroeconomics, political economy

Alonso Villacorta
Macroeconomics, finance

Jeremy West
Applied microeconomics, public economics, energy/environmental economics


James Costain
Macroeconomics, monetary economics, labor markets, game theory

Julie Hupton Gonzalez
Environmental economics and policy, natural resource economics and policy, microeconomics, energy economics, managerial economics

Kevin Jones
Cost accounting, financial accounting, government and not-for-profit managerial accounting, corporate governance and audit

Mallory McWilliams
Financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, accounting information systems, advanced accounting and non-profit accounting

Thomas Moschetti
Taxation of business and investment transactions, corporate tax and individual tax, financial accounting and managerial accounting

Kai Pommerenke
Entrepreneurship and e-commerce; corporate finance, investments, financial engineering, and Chartered Financial Analyst examination


Robert F. Adams, Emeritus

Joshua Aizenman, Emeritus

Yin-Wong Cheung, Emeritus

Michael P. Dooley, Emeritus

Bernard Elbaum, Emeritus

Mary Flannery, Emerita Lecturer

Ronald E. Grieson, Emeritus

John W. Isbister, Emeritus

David E. Kaun, Emeritus

Lori G. Kletzer, Emerita

Jacob B. Michaelsen, Emeritus

Peggy B. Musgrave, Emerita

Robert J. Shepherd, Emeritus Senior Lecturer

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Yihsu Chen, Associate Professor of Technology ManagementEconomics and policy in energy, water resources and transportation sector

Adam Millard-Ball, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies
Transportation planning and policy, environmental economics, urban sustainability, climate change policy

John T. Musacchio, Professor of Technology Management
Control, analysis, and pricing of communications networks; applications of game theory in networking; wireless ad-hoc networks; and management of technology

Yi Zhang, Professor of Technology Management
Information retrieval, knowledge management, natural language processing, machine learning

Revised: 09/01/17