Economics

Robert P. Cunningham

Title

Associate Professor

Discipline

Economics

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Economics, Binghamton University (1997)
  • B.A., Economics, The Pennsylvania State University (1992)
  • A.A., General Studies, The Pennsylvania College of Technology (1990)

Monday

On sabbatical, Winter Term 2014.

Tuesday

On sabbatical, Winter Term 2014.

Wednesday

On sabbatical, Winter Term 2014.

Thursday

On sabbatical, Winter Term 2014.

Friday

On sabbatical, Winter Term 2014.

I am...

I’m an economics generalist who has taught and done research on a wide range of subjects, including baseball and the impact of race on housing.  My favorite subjects to talk about and teach are: macroeconomics, international trade, international finance, and environmental economics.

Rank

Associate Professor

My career at Alma began in

1999

I'm an expert in

explaining economic theory in a way that everyone can understand it.

My expertise:

My expertise is in helping people understand economic theory, so that they can better understand political decisions, business decisions, public policy, and the world in which they live.

Signature course(s):

Principles of Macroeconomics, International Trade, International Finance, Environmental Economics

Recent publications:

  • “Chinese Tire Tariffs.” In Principles of Economics, edited by OpenStax College, 2014.
  • “What’s the Big Deal with Obamacare?.” In Principles of Economics, edited by OpenStax College, 2014.
  • “The Global Financial Crisis.” In Principles of Economics, edited by OpenStax College, 2014.
  • “Choices…To What Degree?.” In Principles of Economics, edited by OpenStax College, 2014.