Welcome to the Research section of the Department of Economics. Below you will find sources of data ( from global to local or vice versa if you prefer), publications of interest to those with an economic mindset and information on presentations that have been held here or will be held here in the "relatively near" future.
Dr. Robert McGuire's New Book Published by MIT Press
Dr. Robert McGuire, University of Akron research professor of economics, and Dr. Philip R. P. Coehlo, professor of economics at Ball State University have explored the historical development of humanity and the economy through an integration of biological and economic perspectives in their new book, Parasites, Pathogens and Progress.
To learn more about the book, visit The MIT Press.
Dr. Mike Nelson, Economics Department Chair, Presents at International Conference in Spain
Dr. Nelson, Professor and Chair, was invited to present his paper “Corruption and the size of local governments: Are they related?” at the International Conference focusing on The Challenge of Local Government Size; Theoretical Perspectives, International Experience, and Policy Reform. The conference is being held September 29-30th at the Universidad de Vigo, Galicia, Spain.
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