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    Professor to Write for WSJ Weekly Review

    Edward M. Scahill, Ph.D., associate professor of economics at The University of Scranton, has been named as a regular contributor on microeconomics to The Wall Street Journal’s Weekly Review.
    February 14, 2020

     Edward M. Scahill, Ph.D., associate professor of economics at The University of Scranton, has been named as a regular contributor on microeconomics to The Wall Street Journal’s Weekly Review, which is an academic resource for faculty to integrate into their courses current news articles from The Wall Street Journal in 16 disciples.

    Dr. Scahill joined the University faculty in 1989 and served as the director of the University’s Center for Economic Education for decades. He has been actively involved in leading efforts to teach economics and finance to area elementary and high school students and received a grant from the National Science Foundation to train high school teachers to teach advanced placement economics courses.

    Dr. Scahill has published articles in numerous journals, including: Journal of Economics Teaching, Journal of Economics and Economic Education, Journal of Finance and Economics and the International Review of Economics Education. He has made contributions to “Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics” (all eight editions), “Intermediate Macroeconomics” and “Money and Banking,” co-authored by R. Glenn Hubbard and Anthony Patrick O’Brien.

    An award-winning teacher, Dr. Scahill received the Alperin Teaching Fellowship, which is given by the Kania School of Management in recognition of achievement and exceptional teaching. He also received the Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education from the Freedoms Foundation for his program, “Teaching Economics by Teaching Baseball,” which was designed to show how examples from the world of professional baseball can be used to teach fundamental economics concepts.

    Dr. Scahill earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from St. Bonaventure University and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in economics from The State University of New York at Binghamton.

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