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Gary Fethke
Professor Emeritus - May 2012
Contact
319-335-0914
Office
S234 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
PhD in Economics, The University of Iowa, 1968
BA in Economics, The University of Iowa, 1964
Expertise 
Analysis of economics of public higher education: how changing environments and finances affect strategy
Determinants of labor market structures
Dynamic pricing strategies for durable goods and habit goods
Macroeconomics and monetary economics
Managerial economics
Awards 
MBA Core Teaching Award, MBA Program, 2010
Hancher-Finkbine Faculty Medallion, The University of Iowa, April 2008
Selected publications 

Decentralized University Budgeting, United with a More Flexible Tuition Structure. Gary C. Fethke, Journal of Education Finance, 2014, vol 39, 323-343

Public-no-more universities: Subsidy to self-reliance. Gary C. Fethke, Andrew J. Policano, Journal of Management Development, 2013, vol 32, 525-536

Public No More: New Path to Excellence for America's Public Universities. Gary C. Fethke, Andrew J. Policano, Stanford University Press, 2012, 1-265

Welfare Effects of Subsidizing Higher Education When Access and Quality are Endogenous. Gary C. Fethke, Economics Letters, 2011, vol 112, 45-48

A Low Subsidy Problem in Public Higher Education. Gary C. Fethke, Economics of Education Review, 2011, vol 30, 617-626

Subsidy and Tuition Policies in Public Higher Education. Gary C. Fethke, Economic Inquiry, 2006, vol 44, 644-655

Strategic Determination of Higher Education Subsidies and Tuitions. Gary C. Fethke, Economics of Education Review, 2005, vol 24, 601-609

Monopoly with Endogenous Durability. Gary C. Fethke, Raj Jagannathan, Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 2002, vol 26, 1009-1027

Why Would a Durable Good Monopolist Also Produce a Cost Inefficient Non-durable Good?. Gary C. Fethke, Raj Jagannathan, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 2000, vol 18, 793-812

The Optimal Choice of Inputs Under Time-of-Use Pricing and Fixed Proportions Technology: An Application to Industrial Firms. Gary C. Fethke, A. Tishler, Resources and Energy, 1998, vol 11, 241-259

Information Incentives, Market Structures and Timing Patterns of Contracting in a Decentralized Economy. Gary C. Fethke, A. Policano, International Economic Review, 1990, vol 31, 651-665

Monetary Policy and the Timing of Wage Negotiations. Gary C. Fethke, A. Policano, Journal of Monetary Economics, 1987, 89-105

Will Wage Setters Ever Stagger Decisions?. Gary C. Fethke, A. Policano, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1986, 867-877

The Conformity of Wage-Indexation Models with Stylized Facts. Gary C. Fethke, The American Economic Review, 1985, 856-861

Optimal Monetary Policy, Endogenous Supply and Rational Expectations. Gary C. Fethke, R. Jackman, Journal of Monetary Economics, 1984, 211-224

Wage Contingencies, the Pattern of Negotiation and Aggregate Implications of Alternative Contract Structures. Gary C. Fethke, A. Policano, Journal of Monetary Economics, 1984, 151-170

Working papers 

CAM versus RCM Budgeting Model Comparisons. Gary C. Fethke, Andrew J. Policano

Can Public Universities Survive?. Gary C. Fethke

Ethics and Student Debt. Gary C. Fethke, Andrew J. Policano

Sponsored research 

An Investigation of the Macroeconomic Effects of Employment Tax Credits. Gary C Fethke, A. Policano, Upjohn Research Institute

Current and prior positions 
Professor Emeritus of Economics and Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, May 2012 - Present
Professor of Economics and Management Sciences, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1984 - 2012
Interim President, The University of Iowa , June 2006 - September 2007
Dean, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 1994 - June 2006
Interim Dean, College of Business Administration, The University of Iowa, July 1993 - June 1994
Senior Associate Dean, College of Business Administration, The University of Iowa, September 1989 - August 1993
DEO, Department of Management Sciences, July 1985 - June 1989
Acting DEO, Department of Marketing, July 1987 - June 1988
Associate Professor of Economics and Management Sciences, College of Business Administration, The University of Iowa, 1979 - 1984
Academic Visitor, Department of Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, August 1981 - August 1982
Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics, College of Business Administration, The University of Iowa, 1976 - 1979
Visiting Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics, College of Business Administration, 1974 - 1975
Associate Professor of Economics, Bradley University, 1972 - 1974
Assistant Professor of Economics, Bradley University, 1968 - 1971
Instructor, Department of Economics, College of Business Administration, The University of Iowa, June 1968 - August 1968
Presentations 

Money Management and Strategies in Higher Education.. Academic Leadership Fellows Conference, Lincoln, Nebraska, April 2013

Trends in Resource Management Within Universities. Executive Committee, College of Business, University of Nebraska, University of Nebraska, April 2013

Financial Strategies for the New Funding Paradigm. Management Education Forum, AACSB, Tampa, Fl, January 2013

Is Penn State a Public-No-More University?. Strategic Choices and Financial Management, State College, PA , December 2012

Strategies For a Changing Higher Education Environment. National Meeting of College Presidents, SACSCOC, Dallas, TX, December 2012

Public Universities and the New Funding Paradigm. AACSB International Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, April 2012

Public No More: A New Path to Excellence for Public Universities. Annual Meeting of AACSB , New Orleans, LA, February 2012