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Charles H. Whiteman

Professor Emeritus - June 2012


Economics
 


E-mail: chw17@psu.edu
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Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, University of Minnesota, 1981
  • BA Honors in Economics, University of Kansas, 1975

Expertise

  • Bayesian Econometrics
  • Dynamic Macroeconomic Theory and Financial Economics
  • Rational Expectations
  • Time Series Analysis and Macroeconomic Forecasting

Awards

  • Faculty Scholar, The University of Iowa, 1994-1997, The University of Iowa
  • Executive MBA G.R.E.A.T. Instructor of the Year Award, First-Year Executive MBA Students, 2007
  • Fellow, CIC Academic Leadership Program, Committee on Institutional Cooperation, 2007
  • 2006 E.Yetton Prize for Best Paper, Australian Journal of Management, 2006
  • Executive MBA G.R.E.A.T. Instructor of the Year Award ? First-year Des Moines Executive MBA students (Class of 2004), 2005
  • Graduate College Outstanding Mentor Award?Social Sciences (awarded biannually since 2002 by the Graduate College upon nomination by graduate students, and supporting recommendations from colleagues and from former students), Social Sciences, 2004
  • P.E.T.E. Award (Professional Excellence in the Training of Economists) awarded by the PhD students in economics, 2002
  • HON Industries Excellence in Teaching Award, HON Industries, 1991
  • MBA Professor of the Year Award, 1986
  • P.E.T.E. Award (Professional Excellence in the Training of Economists) awarded by the PhD students in economics, 1986

Selected Publications

  • Smoothed Safety First and the Holding of Assets, M. Ryan Haley, Harry J. Paarsch, Charles H. Whiteman, Quantitative Finance, vol 13, 2013, 167-176
  • Bayesian Prediction, Entropy, and Option Pricing in the U.S. Soybean Market, 1993-1997, F Douglas Foster, Charles H. Whiteman, Australian Journal of Management, vol 1, 2008, 3-4
  • Generalized Safety First and A New Twist on Portfolio Performance, M. Ryan Haley, Charles H. Whiteman, Econometric Reviews, vol 27, 2008, 457-483
  • Understanding the Evolution of World Business Cycles, Ayhan Kose, Christopher Otrok, Charles H. Whiteman, Journal of International Economics, vol 75, 2008, 110-130
  • A Generalized Volatility Bound for Dynamic Economies, Christopher Otrok, B. Ravikumar, Charles H. Whiteman, Journal of Monetary Economics, vol 54, 2007, 2269-2290
  • Forecasting Using Maximum Entropy, Charles H. Whiteman, John C. Robertson, Ellis W. Tallman, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, vol 37, 2005, 383-401
  • International Business Cycles: World, Region, and Country-Specific Factors, Charles H. Whiteman, Ayhan Kose, Christopher Otrok, American Economic Review 93, vol 93, 2003, 1216-1239

            Current & Prior Positions

            • Dean, Smeal College of Business, Penn State University, June 2012 - Present
            • Interim Director, Institute for Economic Research, University of Iowa, 2009 - 2012
            • Leonard A. Hadley Chair in Leadership, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2008 - June 2012
            • Senior Associate Dean, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2006 - June 2012
            • Professor of Economics, Henry B. Tippie Collee of Business, The University of Iowa, July 1992 - June 2012
            • Stanley M. Howe Chair in Leadership, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2006 - 2008
            • Director, Institute for Economic Research, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2003 - June 2007
            • C. Woody Thompson Professor of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2002 - 2006
            • Interim Dean, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, June 2006 - June 2006
            • Pioneer Hi-Bred Professor of Financial Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1995 - 2002
            • Chair, Department of Economics, The University of Iowa, 1997 - 2000
            • Director, Institute for Economic Research, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1990 - 1997