Department of Economics

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Garcia-Perez, Monica

Associate Professor of Economics
PhD University of Maryland, College Park

Econometrics, labor economics, studies of immigration, macroeconomics.

Summer 2018 Office Hours
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Hampton, Nathan Eric

Hampton, Nathan Eric

Associate Professor of Economics
Major Advisor
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

320.308.3825 | SH 379
nehampton@stcloudstate.edu

Microeconomics, natural resources.

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Hughes, Patricia

Hughes, Patricia

Professor of Economics
Department Chair
Internship Director
Mathematical Economics Advisor
Director Data Analytics Graduate Certificate
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara

320-308-2076 | SH 386
pahughes@stcloudstate.edu

Urban economics, public finance, financial management, econometrics.

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 Kang, Eungmin

Kang, Eungmin

Associate Professor of Economics
PhD Georgia State University

320-308-5223 | SH 383
ekang@stcloudstate.edu

Money and banking, international finance, econometrics.

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Komai, Mana

Professor of Economics
Director MS in Applied Economics
5-year BA/MS Program Advisor
PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute

320-308-2072 | SH 381
mkomai@stcloudstate.edu

Microeconomics, game theory, experimental economics.

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MacDonald, Lynn

MacDonald, Lynn

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics Association Advisor
Major Advisor
Senior to Sophomore
Ph.D. Florida State University

320-308-2264 | SH 377
lcmacdonald@stcloudstate.edu

Public finance, labor economics.

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MacDonald, Richard

MacDonald, Richard

Associate Professor of Economics
Interim Director SoPA Research Institute
Research Fellow at Varna Free University
PhD SUNY, Binghamton

320-308-4781 | SH 385
ramacdonald@stcloudstate.edu

Monetary economics, banking, economic education.

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Manamperi, Nimantha

Manamperi, Nimantha

Assistant Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Texas Tech University

Monetary economics, time series econometrics, financial crisis and economic growth.

Summer (Session 1) 2018 Office Hours

Online (via Sype or IMO): Monday-Friday by prior email appointment.

 

Moghaddam, Masoud

Moghaddam, Masoud

Professor of Economics
Ph.D. Iowa State University of Science and Technology

320-308-4209 | SH 384
mmoghaddam@stcloudstate.edu

Econometrics, mathematical economics, monetary economics, international trade.

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Ratha, Artatrana

Ratha, Artatrana

Professor of Economics
Fulbright Fellow 2010-2011
PhD University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

320-308-2226 | SH 382
aratha@stcloudstate.edu

Open-economy macroeconomics, development economics, time-series econometrics.

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Rebeck, Kenneth

Rebeck, Kenneth

Professor of Economics
Omicron Delta Epsilon Advisor
Senior to Sophomore
Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Economics education, personal finance education, microeconomics.

Summer 2018 Office Hours
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Switzer, David

Switzer, David

Associate Professor of Economics
Economics Association Advisor
Major Advisor
Assessment and Tk20 Coordinator, SoPA
Faculty Director of Assessment
PhD Washington University, St. Louis

320-308-3163 | SH 378
dmswitzer@stcloudstate.edu

Industrial organization, applied microeconomics.

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Emeriti

Gleisner, Richard

Grossman, Philip

Larkin, Andrew

Lofgreen, Harold

Luksetich, William