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Faculty Profile

Edward McPhail

Professor of Economics (1998)

Contact Information

Althouse Hall Room 209


  • B.A., Washington University, 1986
  • M.A., University of Virginia, 1989
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2001

2022-2023 Academic Year

Fall 2022

ECON 112 Intro to Macroeconomics
A study of the fundamentals of economic analysis and of basic economic institutions, with particular emphasis upon national output, employment, and price levels. The monetary and financial system is explored together with problems of economic stability. Monetary and fiscal policy procedures are analyzed and evaluated in light of the current economic climate. Special attention is given to the historical development of major economic institutions.Prerequisite: 111.

ECON 288 Contending Econ Perspectives
A study of major heterodox economic theories such as Marxian, institutional, feminist, post-Keynesian, or Austrian economics. Students will study these contending economic perspectives through their historical evolution, methods and theoretical structures, and/or current policy debates. Prerequisites: 111 and 112.