University of Notre Dame                                                                  
Mendoza College of Business

Address: Department of Finance

                231 Mendoza College of Business

                Notre Dame, IN 46556-5646

Phone: (574) 631-2803  



EDUCATION            University of Rochester

                                    Ph.D. Economics: 2000

                                    Dissertation: "Vintage Capital, Technology, and Monetary Policy"

                                    Dissertation Advisor: Alan Stockman

                                            Major Fields: Macroeconomics, International Trade and Finance

                                    M.A. Economics: 1997

                                    STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO

                                    B.A. Economics/Mathematics (Summa Cum Laude):  1993


TEACHING                University of Notre Dame

EXPERIENCE           Associate Professional Specialist: 2004 to Present  

                                    University of Connecticut, Stamford, CT

                                    Assistant Professor of Economics:1999 - 2004

                                    State University of New York at Brockport, Brockport, NY

            Adjunct Lecturer: 1996 - 1998

                                    University of Rochester

            Adjunct Lecturer: 1996-1998


RESEARCH              "Technology, Investment, and Economic Fluctuations" , submitted to Journal of Macroeconomics

"Embodied Technology and Money Shocks; Lumps, Bumps, and Humps" , submitted to Journal of Macroeconomics

"Expectations, and Credibility in a Model of Monetary Policy", submitted to  Macroeconomic Dynamics

"Technology Creation, Diffusion, and Growth Cycles", submitted to Review of Economic Dynamics

"Endogenous Financing and the Long Run Impact of Monetary Growth on Output and Prices", submitted to Journal of       

Money, Credit and Banking

"On Modeling and Controlling the Effects of Variable Labor Effort: A Theoretical Explanation of the Truck System"  (with Bill Alpert), Manuscript

" Product Innovations, Technology Adoption, and Monetary Policy", Work in Progress

"IT, Inventories, and the Business Cycle?", Work in Progress

"Efficiency vs. Accuracy; Can Alternative Methods Improve on Monte Carlo Simulations for Pricing Mortgage Backed Securities?" (with Ross Bagtzoglou), Work in Progress 

"Moral Hazard in Financial Markets and the Impact of Profit Restatements" (with Kathryn Yeaton), Work in progress

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RESEARCH              Technology, Capital and Labor Productivity, Monetary Policy,    

INTERESTS              Exchange Rates and Exchange Rate Systems     


PROFESSIONAL      Referee: Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking

ACTIVITIES              Reviewer: Addison-Wesley, McGraw-Hill, Southwestern

                                    Member: American Economics Association, Western Economic Association


HONORS AND         University Fellowship in Economics, University of Rochester

SCHOLARSHIPS      Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award, University of Rochester

                                    Phi Beta Kappa

                                    Golden Key Honor Society

                                    Phi Eta Sigma 


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