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Dr. Andre Neveu
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Andre NeveuAssociate Professor in the Department of Economics and COB Honors Faculty Fellow

Year Started at JMU: 2009


Ph.D., City University of New York-Graduate Center (Economics)

B.A., University of Rochester (Economics; Environmental Studies)

Academic Interests:

Dr. Neveu’s current research examines heterogeneous agent-based models of the macroeconomy and economic business cycles. Additionally, Dr. Neveu is involved in research studying a variety of issues including tax policy, exchange rate forecasts, and income dynamics. Dr. Neveu has also published work on local earned income tax credits, the inefficiencies in the living wage, and the macroeconomic impacts of early childhood education.

Personal Interests: Watching baseball/hockey, yoga, crossfit, and spending time with family.

Current Courses Taught:   ECON 200 – Introductory Macroeconomics

ECON 430 – Monetary Theory

ECON 484 – Mathematical Economics

ECON 332 – Intermediate Macroeconomics

 Key Publications: 

“The Predictive Power of Survey-Based Exchange Rate Forecasts: Is There a Role for Dispersion?” with Nevin Cavusoglu. Journal of Forecasting, 2015 Vol. 34(5), 337-353.

“A Multifactor Residual Model Examining Macroeconomic Factors and Earnings Volatility,” Atlantic Economic Journal, 2015, Vol. 43(2), 229-245.

“Tax Credits for Residential Energy Efficiency: An Evaluation Using Individual Taxpayer Data,” with Molly F. Sherlock. Eastern Economic Journal, 2015 (Forthcoming).

“Fiscal Policy and Business Cycle Characteristics in a Heterogeneous Agent Macro Model,” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, Vol. 92: 224-240.

“The ‘Poverty Trap’ and Living Wage Laws,” with Richard Toikka and Aaron Yelowitz. Economic Development Quarterly, Feb 2005, Vol. 19: 62‐79.

Positions Held:

Prior to joining the faculty at James Madison University, Dr. Neveu taught courses in economics at Skidmore College, Brooklyn College, Baruch College, and the City College of New York.

2015-Present, Associate Professor, James Madison University

2009-2014, Assistant Professor, James Madison University

2007-2009, Visiting Instructor, Skidmore College

2006-2007, Substitute Instructor, Brooklyn College

2005-2006, Adjunct Lecturer, Baruch College

2004-2006, Adjunct Lecturer, The City College of New York

1999-2003, Employment Policies Institute, Research Director and Senior Staff Economist

1998-1999, Nathan Associates, Research Assistant