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Current Positions and Activities
Professor of EconomicsLindenwood University
Director, John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Economics and the Environment
Research Fellow, Show-Me Institute
Blog, Gateway Economist

Past Positions and Activities
Vice President and Regional Economics Coordinator, St. Louis Fed
Department Chair and Lecturer in Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London
Assistant Professor of Economics, West Virginia University
Fulbright Senior Scholar, Instituto de Economia de Montevideo, Uruguay
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Monetary and Economic Studies, Bank of Japan




Recent Academic Research
Current Research Projects
  • Sex and the Business Cycle.
  • The Efficiency of K-12 Spending: An Analysis of Missouri Locales.
  • Does the US Economy Exist? with Jaya Dey and David Rapach.
  • Decomposing the Great Recession, with Jaya Dey and David Rapach.