Experts List

Experts for: Economics

Moses Acquaah

Professor, Management
Director of Graduate Programs & MBA Program, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics
PhD University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
(336) 334-5305,

  • Strategic Management
  • Family Business
  • Management in Transition Economies
  • Doing Business in Africa

Kwasi Amoako-Gyampah

Professor, Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
PhD University of Cincinnati
(336) 334-5739,

  • Outsourcing and offshoring of information technology and manufacturing jobs
  • Preparing students for information technology and manufacturing jobs in the future- what types of skills will be needed
  • Manufacturing and information technology job trends in the Triad
  • Why do so many projects run over budgets and fall behind schedule?

Martin Andersen

Assistant Professor, Economics
PhD Harvard University

  • Health Economics
  • Affordable Care Act

McRae C (Mac) Banks

Dean, Bryan School of Business & Economics
Virginia Batte Phillips Professor of Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality & Tourism
PhD Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
(336) 334-5338,

  • Current and Future State of Business Education
  • Role of Entrepreneurship in Economic Development
  • Discontinuous Innovation and the Future of Higher Education
  • Educating Students to Become Exceptional Problem Solvers

Joy Bhadury

Professor, Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
PhD University of Texas at Dallas
(336) 334-5666,

  • Logistics and Transportation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Economic Development Role of Universities
  • Industry-University Collaborations in Teaching and Research

Andrew Brod

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Business & Economic Research
PhD University of Minnesota
(336) 707-6439,

  • UNCG and the Triad Economy
  • State of the U.S. & N.C. Economies
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Home Furnishings Industry
  • Manufacturing and the New Economy
  • International Trade, Trade Barriers, Dumping, Trade Agreements
  • Using the Dixon Hughes Goodman Triad Business Index
  • The Economics of Economic-Development Incentives
  • The Global Economy

David Carlone

Associate Professor, Communication Studies
PhD University of Colorado at Boulder
(336) 334-3836,

  • New Economy
  • Service work
  • Creativity, culture, and economy
  • Organizational communication and culture

Keith Debbage

Professor, Geography
PhD The University of Georgia
(336) 334-3911,

  • Economic & Urban Development
  • City & Regional Planning
  • The Airline Industry
  • Tourism

Nancy Doll

Director, Weatherspoon Art Museum
MA The University of Iowa
(336) 334-5770,

  • Collections & Programs of the Weatherspoon Art Museum
  • Censorship in the Arts
  • The Current State of Museums - Challenges, funding
  • Creativity

Dora Gicheva

Assistant Professor, Economics
PhD Yale University
(336) 334-4865,

  • Gender Discrimination in the Labor Market
  • Financing of Higher Education
  • Student Loans

James William (Bill) Harden

Associate Professor, Accounting & Finance
PhD University of Kentucky
(336) 334-5647,

  • Taxation
  • Financial Planning

Stephen Holland

Associate Professor, Economics
PhD University of Michigan
(336) 334-4925,

  • The Economics of Global Climate Change
  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy Economics

Kenneth Klase

Associate Professor, Political Science
DPA University of Georgia
(336) 256-0510,

  • Public Budgeting
  • Public Finance
  • Public Financial Management

Nir Kshetri

Professor, Management
PhD The University of Rhode Island
(336) 334-4530,

  • Cybercrime
  • E-commerce
  • Global Entrepreneurship
  • Asia Pacific Economies
  • Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing

James Milanese

Lecturer, Accounting & Finance
MA The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(336) 334-4864,

  • Corporate Finance
  • Investments
  • Real Estate Investments

Arthur D. Murphy

Professor, Anthropology
PhD Temple University
(336) 334-5132,

  • Mexico
  • Immigration
  • Economic Development Mexico/Latin America
  • Culture and Natural Disasters

Douglas G. (Doug) Parkes

Lecturer, Information Systems & Supply Chain Management
MBA Wake Forest University
(336) 643-7632,

  • The Importance of Supply Chain Management to the Local Economy and Lives of Citizens

Kenneth Snowden

Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Economics
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 334-4870,

  • The 1930s Mortgage Crisis

Bryan Toney

Associate Vice Chancellor for Economic Development and Corporate Engagement, Office of Research and Economic Development
MS Georgia Institute of Technology
(336) 256-1298,

  • Role of UNCG in regional economic development
  • Growing the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Leveraging international talent from local colleges and universities

Susan M. Walcott

Professor, Geography
PhD Indiana University
(336) 334-5382,

  • Furniture Industry
  • East Asia
  • Regional Economic Development