Dr. Gary J. Scott

Dr. Gary J. Scott
Dr. Gary J. Scott
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Meet Dr. Gary J. Scott



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Examples of the classes taught by Dr. Gary J. Scott:
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Public Finance
  • Principles of Micro & Macro
  • Finance
  • Business and Society
  • Economics Internship
  • B.A., Bowling Green State University
  • M.A., Bowling Green State University
  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • Economics of Covid-19: Ten Timeless Principles, Working Paper-Briefing, April 25, 2020.
  • “Whose Purpose in Education? Which Science of Value?” Journal of Education & Social Policy, (Center for Promoting Ideas: New York, NY & Dhaka, Bangladesh), 2(4), Oct. 2015, 85 – 109; first presented at International Society of MacIntyrean Enquiry, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, July 26, 2013.
  • “The Idea of Economics: Newman on the ‘Dismal Science’ and Liberal Education,” Breakfast with Benedict, Belmont Abbey College, November 19, 2014.
  • “Equal Educational Opportunity and the Significance of Circumstantial Knowledge,” in Education Economics, (England: Lancaster University), Vol. 8, No. 3, December 2000, 197 – 208. Re-Published in: America’s Public Schools: Crisis and Cure, Ronald Nash, ed., Ch. 8, 2010.
  • “Is There a Moral School of Economics?: The Profundity and Practicality of Benedict XVI’s Economic Logos,” The Catholic Social Science Review, 19 (2014), 169 – 193.
  • C-Span Washington Journal, live nationwide interview on civic literacy survey results (October 6, 2007).
  • Sendoff Dinner Speech for Tar Heel Boys & Girls State Delegates, Belmont NC American Legion Post 144, May 19, 2016.
  • Good Day Carolinas, live regional interview by Eric Weber on Fox 46 Carolinas; Corporate taxation and business decisions to locate corporate headquarters in Charlotte (January 23, 2015).
  • “A Brief History of Economic Thought for Statesmen,” (Intercollegiate Studies Institute), American Liberal Arts Faculty e-journal blog, November 19, 2010.
  • Review Essay on, Is College Worth It?, William J. Bennett and David Wilezol; rejoinder to Dr. David Des Rosier’s review in the Washington Times, (Aleteia), May 29, 2013.
  • Review Essay on, The Boundaries of Technique: Ordering Positive and Normative Concerns in Economic Research 2004, Andrew Yuengert, Journal of Markets & Morality, 8 (1), 2005, 155-158.
  • Review Essay on, Worker Satisfaction and Economic Performance: The Microfoundations of Success and Failure, 2001, Morris Altman, Journal of Markets & Morality, 5(2), Fall 2002, 510–513.
  • Learning Capital: The Economic Idea and Causes of School Quality, (University Press of America: Lanham, MD), 1997.
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Labor & Job Training
  • Education Economics
  • History of Economics
  • Economic Development

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