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Dr. Andre Neveu
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JMU Faculty Andre NeveuAssistant Professor of Economics

Year Start Working at JMU: 2009


Ph.D. in Economics from the City University of New York-Graduate Center

Professional 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, Running, Yoga, Cycling

Current Courses Taught: GECON200 Introductory Macroeconomics, ECON430 Monetary Theory, ECON484 Mathematical Economics

Key Publications:

Tax Credits for Residential Energy Efficiency: An Evaluation Using Individual Taxpayer Data,” with Molly F. Sherlock. Eastern Economic Review, 2014 (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.

A Local Earned Income Tax Credit: A Better Anti‐Poverty Policy Than Wage Mandates,” with Richard Toikka. Georgetown Public Policy Review, Winter 2002, Vol. 8(1).

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.

1/06 – 3/08

Queens College, Research Assistant to Clive Belfield

7/04 – 9/07

Hunter College, Research Assistant to Lisa George

1/04 – 1/06

CUNY Institute for Software Design and Development, Program Manager

9/03 – 9/06

Employment Policies Institute, Consultant

9/99 – 9/03

Employment Policies Institute, Research Director and Senior Staff Economist

9/99 – 9/03

Berman and Company, Senior Research Analyst

8/98 – 9/99

Nathan Associates, Research Assistant