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Mr. Philip S. Heap
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Lecturer of Economics 

When started working at JMU: 1994


AbD. Economics: University of Virginia, 2002
M.A. Economics: University of Virginia, 1995.
B.S. Economics: University of Utah, 1989

Current Courses Taught:
Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Game Theory, Industrial Organization, Money and Banking

Key Publications: 

Cavusoglu, N., Heap, P., Horn, R. (2011). Age, Employment and Educational Reform: An Alternative View of Unemployment in Turkey. Ankara Universitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakultesi Dergisi, 66 (4). 

Horn, R., Heap, P., Cavusoglu, N., and Jerome, R. (2011). No Relief in Sight: Higher Unemployment at Every Age. Challenge, 54(5), 46-53

Horn, R.N. and Heap, P.S.  “A New Look at US and European Unemployment.”  Challenge, 49 (2006): 102-112.

“The Age Adjusted Unemployment Rate: An Alternative Measure,” with Robert Horn, in Annual Editions: Macroeconomucs02/03. McGraw Hill, 2002.

Horn, R.N. and Heap, P.S.  “The Age Adjusted Unemployment Rate: Revisited.” Challenge, 41 (1999):    110-115.

Positions Held: 
Madison Economics Club: Faculty Advisor
General Education Council