Jeff Baldani - Professor of Economics

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Jeff Baldani

Professor of Economics
Economics, 225 Persson Hall
p 315-228-7519

Specialties

Microeconomics, mathematical economics, game theory

Interests

Applied microeconomics

Publications

  • Mathematical Economics, 2nd ed. Thomson South-Western (with Robert Turner and James Bradfield)
  • Articles on entry deterrence through advertising and on opportunity costs and tax avoidance in the Review of Industrial Organization; article on the distributional consequences of debt in the Journal of Post-Keynesian Economics; article on cost-reducing profit-reducing innovation in the Review of Radical Political Economics, author of business simulation software

Professional Experience

  • Associate Dean of Faculty (1999-2003)
  • Acting Division Director for University Studies (2004)
  • Interim Director of Off-Campus Study and International Programs (2006)
  • Middle States External Review Team Member (2010, 2011, 2012)

Distinctions

Picker Fellowship; Dana Fellow at Yale University 1990
I teach Intermediate Microeconomics, Mathematical Economics, and Game Theory on a regular basis.  These are courses that have economic content but where my true goal is for students to learn to think analytically about any topic.

Degree

BA, University of Kentucky, 1978; MA (1981), PhD (1983), Cornell University