Professor of Economics
Started at JMU: 1978
Office: 443 Zane Showker Hall
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0204, Harrisonburg, Va. 22807
Ph.D. Economics, 1978
M.A. Economics, 1975
Whittemore School of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire
B.S. magna cum laud, 1974, Hofstra University
Managerial Economics (MBA),
Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
Principles of Economics: Micro and Macro
Contemporary Economic Issues
Survey of Economics
"Labor Market Segmentation in New England: Empirical and Case Studies," (abstract) Industrial Relations Research Association Dissertation Round table, August, 1978.
"Segmentation in New England Labor Markets: An Empirical Study," New England Journal of Business and Economics, vol. 6, no. 1, Fall 1979.
"A Case Study of the Dual Labor Market Hypothesis," Journal of Economic Issues, vol. XIV, 1980.
"An Empirical Model of Strike Activity by Teachers in New England," (with W. McGuire and J. Tomkiewicz) New England Journal of Business and Economics, vol. 8, no.2, Spring 1982.
"Job Expectations of Blacks and the Segmented Labor Market," (with O. Brenner and Tomkiewicz) American Institute of Decision Sciences, Proceedings of the Southwest Regional Meetings, March 1982.
"An Empirical Model of Strike Activity by Teachers," (with McGuire and Tomkiewicz) Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, vol. 11, no. 2, 1982.
"Blacks and the Dual Labor Market: Expectations and Realities," (with Brenner and Tomkiewicz) Mississippi Business Review, November, 1982.
"Work Stoppages by Teachers: An Empirical Analysis," (with McGuire and Tomkiewicz) Journal of Labor Research, vol. III, no. 2, 1982.
"A Case Study of Labor Law in the Public Sector," (withTomkiewicz) Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, vol. 11, no. 4, 1982.
"Determinants of Secondary School Teacher Salaries in a Large Urban School District," (with McGuire) SouthernEconomic Journal, vol 51, no. 2, October, 1984.
"Labor and Money: The National Labor Union and Monetary Policy," (with B. Hetherington) Virginia Social Science Journal, Winter 1986.
"State Strategies of Control in the Public Sector," (with Tomkiewicz) Economic Processes and Political Conflicts: Contributions to Modern Political Economy, Editor: Richard England, Praeger Publishing Co., 1986.
"Gosgame: A Simulation of the Soviet Planning Process," (with R. Jerome) Comparative Economic Studies, March,1988.
"An Age Adjusted Unemployment Rate," comment, Challenge: the Magazine of Economic Affairs, July/August 1988.
"The Unemployment Rate and the Age Structure of the Labor Force," Congressional Record of the United States, E3324 [70C].
"Exchange Rates and Consumer Choice: Compensating Government Workers for Declines in the Dollar," (with Jerome) Journal of Applied Business Research, Winter, 1988-89.
"Age Adjusted Unemployment Rates: An International Comparison" (abstract) Proceedings of the Atlantic Economic Association, 1991
"When Corporate Restructuring Meets Higher Education" (with Jerome) ACADEME Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors. May/June 1996 (book review) The Workers of Nations: Industrial Relationsin a Global Economy by Sanford M. Jacoby. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organizations. Volume 30, No. 3, September 1996; 419-421.
"The Age-Adjusted Unemployment Rate: An Alternative Measure" (with Heap) Challenge. vol. 42, no. 1 January-February 1999.
"The Effects of Labor Markets and Income Inequality on Crime:Evidence from Panel Data" (with Doyle and Ahmed) Southern Economic Journal 1999, 65(4).
“Making Purchases Within and Outside of Embedded Markets: High Lifetime Value Customers in the Parisian Marketplace” (with Wright and Larsen) Journal Of Consumer Satisfaction, Disatisfaction and Complaining Behavior Volume 12, 1999.
“The Age Adjusted Unemployment Rate: An Alternative Measure”. (with Heap) reprinted in Annual Editions Macroeconomics 00/01 and 01/02. Dushkin-McGraw Hill, 2000, 2001
“Keynesian Comparative Economics: The Iconoclastic Revisionism Of Lynn Turgeon.” Forthcoming (with Canova, Holt, Rosser and Rosser) Journal of Economics and Sociology
Director, Semester in Paris Program, 1997-2001
College of Business PAC Review Committee
James Madison University Faculty Senate
American Association of University Professors
Executive Committee and Treasurer
Studies Abroad, Faculty Member in Residence
International Internship Program, Selection
and Interview Committee
International Business Program Review
Committee and Advisory Committee
MBA Program Review Committee
Personal Advisory Committee, Chair
Media Board, WXJM Advisory Board
Department Honors Awards Committee, Chair
Faculty Advisor, Economics and International
Business Student Clubs
Economics Program Student Awards