Phillip S. Heap


Lecturer, Economics and International Business
Year Started at JMU: 1994
Contact Info

  • 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
  • Madison Economics Club: Faculty Advisor
  • General Education Council
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.

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