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Faculty




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Bud Barnes

Dean of Business Admin. & Professor of Economics

502 E Boone Ave
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-5502

Office Location
JC 233

B.B.A. Ohio University, 1963; M.B.A., Xavier University, 1967; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1973;

 
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John Beck

Professor of Economics

502 E Boone Ave
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3429

Office Location
JC 235

Office Hours
Mon. 11-11:30, 1:30-2:00, Tues. 1:30-2:30, Wed. 11-11:30, 1:30-2:00, Thurs. 1:30-2:30, Fri. 11-11:30, 1:30-2:00

John H. Beck is the Director of the BA program in Economics 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 Public Choice Society and an academic advisor to the Heartland Institute(www.heartland.org), an organization concerned with state and local public policy.

Selected publications:

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.

 
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Randall Bennett

Professor of Economics

502 E Boone Ave
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3411

Office Location
JC 230

Ph.D., Economics, Michigan State University, 1984; M.A., Economics, Washington State University, 1977; B.A., Economics, Washington State University, 1974

Brief Biography

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.

Selected Publications

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.

 
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Kevin E. Henrickson

Associate, Economics - Chair

502 E. Boone Ave.
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3408

Office Location
Jepson 215

Office Hours
Spring 2014 Office Hours:

Monday 4:30-5:30
Tuesday 1:00-3:00
Wednesday 1:00-2:00
By appointment

Education:

Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 2006
M.S., Economics, University of Oregon, 2003
B.A., Economics, Pacific Lutheran University, 2001

Has Published in (see personal webpage for more details):
Applied Economics
Economic Inquiry
Journal of Law and Economics
Land Economics
Review of Industrial Organization
Social Science Quarterly

 
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Ryan Herzog

Assistant Professor of Economics

502 E. Boone Ave
AD Box 009
Spokane , WA 99258

Phone: 509-313-7054

Office Location
Jepson 219

Office Hours
Monday 4-5pm
Wednesday 9-10am
Friday 9-10am

Classes:
Economics 302: MWF 9-10 and 10-11
Economics 610: M 5:30-8

Education:

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.

 
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Erica Johnson

Assistant Professor of Economics

502 E. Boone Ave.
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: 509-313-7026
Fax: 509-313-5811

Office Location
Jepson 204

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.

Selected Publications:
Henrickson, Kevin E. and Erica H. Johnson (2013) "The Demand for Spatially Complementary National Parks" Land Economics, 89 (2): 330-345.

Cameron, T. A., J. R. DeShazo and E. H. Johnson. (2011) "Scenario adjustment in stated preference research" Journal of Choice Modelling, 4(1): 9-43.

Cameron, 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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Annie Voy

Assistant Professor of Economics

Gonzaga University 502 E. Boone Ave.
AD Box 009
Spokane, WA 99258-0082

Phone: 509-313-7098
Fax: 509-313-5811

Office Location
Jepson Center 205

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!). She teaches Global Economic Issues, International Economics, and Advanced Microeconomic Theory.

Selected Publications:
Voy, A. (forthcoming) "Globalization and Child Labor," in O. Morrissey, R. Lopez, and K. Sharma (Eds.), Handbook of 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.

Barone, 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.

 

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