John H. Beck is the Director of the Economics Program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Gonzaga University and advisor to the Gonzaga chapter of Omicron Delta Epsilon, the National Honor Society in Economics. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Michigan State University in 1976 and joined the Gonzaga faculty in 1988. Professor Beck is a member of the American Economic Association and the History of Economics Society and an academic advisor to the Heartland Institute(www.heartland.org), an organization concerned with state and local public policy.
Beck, John H.; Donald D. Hackney; John Hackney; and Matthew Q. McPherson. "Regional Differences in Chapter 13 Filings: Southern Legal Culture or Religion?" Review of Social Economy, 72 (June 2014): 186-208.
Beck, John H., and Kevin E. Henrickson. "The Effect of the Top Two Primary on the Number of Primary Candidates." Social Science Quarterly, 94 (September 2013): 779-794.
Beck, John H. "Henry George and Immigration," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 71 (October 2012): 966-987.
Beck, John H. "The Pelagian Controversy: An Economic Analysis," American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 66 (October 2007): 681-696.
Beck, John H. "Distributive Justice and the Rules of the Corporation: Partial versus General Equilibrium Analysis," Business Ethics Quarterly, 15 (July 2005): 355-362.
Beck, John H.; Carl S. Bozman; and Daniel L. Friesner. "Sales Taxes, Information and Public Opinion in Washington," Northwest Journal of Business and Economics, (2004): 1-18.
Beck, John H., and Randall Bennett. "Taxation, License Fees and New Car Registrations," Public Finance Review, 31 (September 2003): 487-509.
Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University, 1984; M.A., Economics, Washington State University, 1977; B.A., Economics, Washington State University, 1974
Randy joined the Gonzaga faculty in 1988, and has taught Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Antitrust Policy and Regulation, and Managerial Economics. His recent research is focused on political action committee campaign contributions, as well as sports economics.
Bennett, Randall W. and Christine Loucks. “Financial Services Industry PAC Contributions and Senate Committee Membership,” Atlantic Economic Journal, 39 (September 2011): 203-216.
The Importance of Committee Assignment: Health Care Industry Political Action Committee Contributions and the House of Representatives, (Randall W. Bennett) Contemporary Economic Policy, 2011, Vol 29, No. 2 pp. 163-177.
The College Sports Industry, (Randall W. Bennett) The Structure of American Industry, James W. Brock, ed., Pearson Prentice Hall, Twelfth Edition, The Structure of American Industry, 2009, 360-388.
PAC Contributions from Sectors of the Financial Services Industry, 1998-2002, (Randall W. Bennett) Atlantic Economic Journal, 2008, 36/4/407-419.
Beck, John H. and Randall W. Bennett. “Taxation, License Fees and New Car Registrations,” Public Finance Review, 31 (September 2003): 487-509.
Classes: Economics 302: MWF 9-10 and 10-11 Economics 610: M 5:30-8
B.A., Economics, Pacific Lutheran
University, 2003; M.S., Economics, University of Oregon, 2004; Ph.D.,
Economics, University of Oregon, 2008
Ryan specialized in international finance, monetary policy, and econometrics. He research studies the effects of
domestic savings on economic growth; the relationship between saving
rates, population aging, and economic growth; and current account
stability. He joined the department in 2009 after completing his PhD at the University of Oregon in 2008. He has also taught as a lecturer at University of Oregon and Northwest Christian College.
Education: B.A., Economics and Spanish, University of Montana, 1999: M.S., Economics, University of Oregon, 2005: Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 2009 Brief Bio: Erica specializes in environmental and health economics. She teaches
Health Economics, Microeconomics, Econometrics and MBA courses in
economics. Her current research interests include estimating the
benefits of reducing risks to human health; these estimates can be used
in cost-benefit analyses of environmental and health policies.
“What is the Actual Prevalence of Medical Bankruptcies?” with Donald D. Hackney and Daniel L. Friesner. Forthcoming in International Journal of Social Economics. Henrickson, Kevin E. and Erica H. Johnson (2015) " Jesuit Values, Environmental Sustainability and Businesses Core Curriculum” Journal of Jesuit Business Education, 6(1) pp 101-116.
Henrickson, Kevin E. and Erica H. Johnson (2013) "The Demand for
Spatially Complementary National Parks" Land Economics, 89 (2): 330-345.
T. A., J. R. DeShazo and E. H. Johnson. (2011) "Scenario adjustment in
stated preference research" Journal of Choice Modelling, 4(1): 9-43.
Trudy Ann, J.R. DeShazo and Erica Johnson. (2010) “The Effect of
Children on Adult Demands for Health-Risk Reductions,” Journal of
Health Economics, 29: 364-376.
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Education: Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 2009 M.S., Economics, University of Oregon,
2005 M.A., Economics, Tufts University, 2002 B.A., Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary's College, 2001
Brief Biography: Annie specializes in international trade and development economics with a focus on child welfare including child labor. She joined the economics department at Gonzaga University in 2009 after receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!). Annie teaches courses in the School of Business, Department of Economics and Department of International Studies. She teaches Global Economic Issues, International Economics, and Advanced Microeconomic Theory.
Selected Publications: Voy, A. (2015) "Globalization and Child Labor," in O. Morrissey, R. Lopez, and K. Sharma (Eds.), Handbook on Trade and Development, Chapter 8.
Voy, A. (2014) "Sector-Specific Variations in the Effect of Trade on Child Labor," Economics Bulletin, 34(1), pp. 385-394.
Voy, A. (2012) "Globalization, Gender and Child Work," Oxford Development Studies, 40(1), pp. 1-19.
G., Henrickson, K., and Voy, A. (2012) "Baggage Fees and Airline Stock
Performance: A Case of Initial Investor Misperception," Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 51(1), pp. 5-18.
Davies, R.B. and Voy, A. (2009) "The Effect of FDI on Child Labor," Journal of Development Economics, 88(1), pp. 59-66.