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Mr. Philip S. Heap

heapps@jmu.edu
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Lecturer of Economics 

When started working at JMU: 1994

Education: 

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

Publications

  • December 2011

    Dr. Robert N. Horn (Professor, Economics and International Business), Philip S. Heap (Lecturer, Economics), Dr. Nevin Cavusoglu (Assistant Professor, Economics and International Business) and Dr. Robert T. Jerome Jr. (Professor, Economics and International Business) wrote "No Relief in Sight: Higher Unemployment at Every Age," which was published in Challenge, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 46-53.