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Department of Economics

Graduate Faculty - Public

The following economics department faculty members participate in the graduate program by teaching graduate courses, writing qualifying and field exams, advising dissertations, and coauthoring papers with graduate students.

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William Blankenau
Professor and Department Head
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Research areas: Macroeconomics and public economics.

Blankenau has taught a core macroeconomics course for the PhD program and a field course in economic growth. Much of his research investigates the macroeconomic consequences of eduction policy. His work has appeared in journals such as Review of Economic Dynamics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Economic Theory, Journal of Development Economics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, and American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings. He is an associate editor of Economics Bulletin.


Steve Cassou
Professor
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Research areas: Macroeconomics and public economics.

Cassou teaches a core macroeconomics course for the PhD program and a field course in macroeconomic modelling. His work has appeared in journals such as The Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Canadian Journal of Economics, Economic Theory, and Economics Letters.


Amanda Gaulke
Assistant Professor
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Research areas: Public economics and labor economics.

Gaulke teaches a field course in public economics. Her recent research includes “Stopping out of College: The Role of Credit Constraints”, “Does In-State Tuition for Undocumented Immigrants Lead to Crowding out of Native Students in Postsecondary Education?”, and “BA Degree Completion and Enrollment in Less-than-Two-Year Programs”.