“Core Economics” author speaks at Economics Club

Eric Chiang

Eric Chiang

Eric Chiang, author of “Core Economics,” lectures 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, in Room 1112 of Williamson Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University. The topic is “Outsmarting Your Opponent, Using Game Theory in Everyday Situations.”

The lecture is free, open to the public and part of the YSU Economics Club’s meeting.

Chiang earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and master’s and doctorate degrees in Economics at the University of Florida. His first academic position was at New Mexico State University. Currently, he is associate professor and graduate director in the Economics Department at Florida Atlantic University. He also serves as the director of Instructional Technology for the College of Business.

In 2009, Chiang was recipient of FAU’s highest teaching award, the Distinguished Teacher of the Year. He received the Stewart Distinguished Professorship awarded by the College of Business. He has published 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals on a range of subjects including technology spillovers, intellectual property rights, telecommunications, and health care. His research has appeared in leading journals including the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Technology Transfer, and the Southern Economic Journal. He has presented at major conferences as well as at universities across the country and world.

For more information on Chiang, visit http://www.macmillanhighered.com/Catalog/microsite/coreecon/TheCoreEconStory.