Faculty Profile

William Bellinger

Professor of Economics (1981), Department Chair

Contact Information

bellinge@dickinson.edu

Althouse Hall Room 212
717.245.1358
http://users.dickinson.edu/~bellinge/

Bio

Teaching interests include microeconomic theory, labor economics, the economics of public policy and urban policy in a local context. Current research interests include the economics of urban retail development, arts and educational institutions, a range of small town development and policy issues, and general research involving the economic analysis of public policy.

Education

  • B.A., Michigan State University, 1972
  • M.S., Cornell University, 1975
  • Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1985

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

ECON 111 Intro to Microeconomics
A study of the fundamentals of economic analysis and of basic economic institutions, with particular emphasis upon consumer demand and upon the output and pricing decisions of business firms. The implications of actions taken by these decision-makers, operating within various market structures, upon the allocation of resources and the distribution of income are examined. Special attention is given to the sociopolitical environment within which economic decisions are made. This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement and QR graduation requirement.

ECON 111 Intro to Microeconomics
A study of the fundamentals of economic analysis and of basic economic institutions, with particular emphasis upon consumer demand and upon the output and pricing decisions of business firms. The implications of actions taken by these decision-makers, operating within various market structures, upon the allocation of resources and the distribution of income are examined. Special attention is given to the sociopolitical environment within which economic decisions are made. This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement and QR graduation requirement.

ECON 278 Inter Microeconomic Theory
Neoclassical theory of relative prices of commodities and productive services under perfect and imperfect competition. The role of prices in the allocation and distribution of resources and commodities. Economic behavior of individual economic units like consumers, firms, and resource owners. Prerequisite: 111 and MATH 170.

ECON 278 Inter Microeconomic Theory
Neoclassical theory of relative prices of commodities and productive services under perfect and imperfect competition. The role of prices in the allocation and distribution of resources and commodities. Economic behavior of individual economic units like consumers, firms, and resource owners. Prerequisite: 111 and MATH 170.

ECON 314 Special Topics
Prerequisites: One or more of the core intermediate theory courses (268, 278, 288) depending on the topic.

ECON 550 Independent Research

Spring 2015

ECON 278 Inter Microeconomic Theory
Neoclassical theory of relative prices of commodities and productive services under perfect and imperfect competition. The role of prices in the allocation and distribution of resources and commodities. Economic behavior of individual economic units like consumers, firms, and resource owners. Prerequisite: 111 and MATH 170.

ECON 496 Urban Issues in Carlisle PA
Permission of Instructor Required.