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Department of Economics

 319-335-0829      319-335-1956      W210 PBB      tippie.uiowa.edu/economics

Administration

Rabah Amir
Rabah Amir
Professor and Director, PhD Program in Economics
Stacey Brook
Stacey L. Brook
Lecturer and Director, Economics Undergraduate Program

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty


Rabah Amir

Professor and Director, PhD Program in Economics
J. Edward Lundy Professor of Economics

 W282 (PBB)      319-335-1230      rabah-amir@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1985
EXPERTISE:

Economic dynamics, Game Theory, Industrial Economics, Microeconomic Theory


Michael (Yu-Fai) Choi

Assistant Professor
 W336 (PBB)      319-384-1911      yufai-choi@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013
  • MA in Economics, Boston University, 2007
  • BE in Computer Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2003
EXPERTISE:

Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Monetary Economics, Search Theory


Luciano De Castro

Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

 W286 (PBB)      319-335-0963      luciano-decastro@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Mathematical Economics, National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2004
  • MS in Mathematical Economics, National Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IMPA), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2001
  • MBA, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1999
  • BA in Electronics Engineering, Technological Institute of Aeronautics (ITA), San Jose dos Campos, Brazil, 1995

David Frisvold

Assistant Professor
 W374 (PBB)      319-335-0957      david-frisvold@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2006
  • MA in Economics, Vanderbilt University, 2005
  • BS in Mathematical Economics, Wake Forest University, 1998
EXPERTISE:

Economics of Education, Health Economics, Labor Economics, Public Economics


Antonio Galvao

Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

 W284 (PBB)      319-335-1810      antonio-galvao@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2009
  • MS in Statistics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2007
  • MA in Economics, Getulio Vargas Foundation, 2003
  • BA in Economics, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2001
EXPERTISE:

Applied Econometrics, Econometric Theory


Martin Gervais

Associate Professor
Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow

 W384 (PBB)      319-335-2087      martin-gervais@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, The University of Western Ontario, 1999
  • MA in Economics, The University of Western Ontario, 1995
  • MBA, Universite Laval, 1993
  • BA in Accounting, Universite Laval, 1991
EXPERTISE:

Housing Economics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Public Finance


Lecturers


Stacey Brook

Lecturer and Director, Economics Undergraduate Program
 W312 (PBB)      319-335-1010      stacey-brook@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, Colorado State University, 1995
  • MA in Economics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1991
  • BBA in Economics and Business Administration, Eastern New Mexico University, 1989
EXPERTISE:

Sports Economics


Jennifer Fuhrman

Lecturer
 S322 (PBB)      319-335-0925      jennifer-fuhrman@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MA in Economics, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1998
  • BA in International Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1997

Adjunct and Visiting Faculty


Michael Andrews

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W247 (PBB)      319-335-1404      michael-j-andrews@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2017
  • BA in Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, 2011
  • BS in Supply Chain Management, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA, 2011

Barton Cramer

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Economics and Urban and Regional Planning
 349 (JH)      319-335-0829      barton-cramer@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economic Geography, The University of Iowa, 2007
  • MA in Geography, The University of Iowa, 1999
  • MS in Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963

A'amer Farooqi

Adjunct Associate Professor
 W210 (PBB)      319-335-0829      aamer-farooqi@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 1988
  • MA in Economics, University of Pittsburgh, 1987
  • MA in Journalism, Ohio State University, 1977
  • BA in Political Science, Denison University, 1976
EXPERTISE:

Economics of developing nations, Environmental issues and economic development, International trade and finance, Macro-economic theory and policy


Sarah Frank

Adjunct Assistant Professor
 S362 (PBB)      319-335-0504      sarah-frank@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California, 2009
  • BA in Economics, Wellesley College, 1999

John Fuller

Professor, Urban and Regional Planning
 340 (JH)      319-335-0038      john-w-fuller@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD in Economics, Washington State University, 1968
  • AB in Economics, San Diego State University, 1962
EXPERTISE:

Finance and Regulation of Transport Sector, Transport Policy, Planning, and Analysis


Graduate Assistants and Fellows


Liqiong Chen

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W383 (PBB)      319-335-3797      liqiong-chen@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2018
  • MA in Mathematics, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA, 2013
  • BS in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, 2011

Kevin Cook

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W247 (PBB)      319-335-1404      kevin-m-cook@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • BS in Mathematics, Indiana University Purdue University – Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2015

Charlene Cosandier

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W359 (PBB)      319-335-1907      charlene-cosandier@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • MS in Economics, Toulouse School of Economics, Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, Toulouse, France, 2012
  • BS in Econometrics, Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, Toulouse, France, 2009

Chelsea Crain

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W247 (PBB)      319-335-1404      chelsea-crain@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • BA in Mathematics, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA, USA, 2014

Lance Cundy

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S361 (PBB)      319-335-0983      lance-cundy@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • MS in Mathematics, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA, 2014
  • BS in Civil Engineering, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA, 2012
  • BS in Mathematics, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA, 2012

Yifan Dai

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 S361 (PBB)      319-335-0983      yifan-dai-1@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2016
  • MA in Economics, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, 2012
  • BA in Economics, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, 2011

David Enocksson

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W243 (PBB)      319-335-1403      davidjohnmalte-enocksson@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • MS in Economics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 2014
  • BS in Statistics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 2013
  • BS in Economics, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 2011

Sadia Farzana

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W359 (PBB)      319-335-1907      sadia-farzana@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2019
  • MA in Economics, College of Arts and Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, 2011
  • BBA in Finance & Economics, North South University, Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009

Caleb Floyd

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W383 (PBB)      319-335-3797      caleb-floyd@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • MA in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2014
  • BS in Applied Mathematics, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO, USA, 2008

Huiyi Guo

Graduate Teaching Assistant
 W247 (PBB)      319-335-1404      huiyi-guo@uiowa.edu

Academic History:
  • PhD Candidate in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2017
  • MA in Economics, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA, 2014
  • BA Economics in Mathematical Economics, School of Economics and Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 2012
  • BS in Mathematical Economics, School of Economics and Management, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 2012