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2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211

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Dr. John Buck

Dr. John Buck

Professor of Economics

Davis College of Business

Email address  jbuck@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7468
Resume or CV  CV
Office location  Davis College of Business, 238

John Buck received his B.A. in Economics from the University of  the South (Sewanee, Tennessee), and his M.S. and Ph.D. in  Economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. His  teaching interests include: Introduction to Economics; Principles  of Macroeconomics; Principles of Microeconomics; Comparative Economic Development; The Economics of Globalization; International Economics; and Contemporary Economic Issues. Dr. Buck’s research includes: Economic Development in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe; Relationships between Politics, Religion, and Economics; Appropriate Roles for Markets and Government; and Improved Methods of Teaching and Learning Economics. He serves as the Davis College of Business Department Chair of Economics and has been a member of the Jacksonville University faculty since 1994.

Courses

This is not a comprehensive list.

  • PPOL 501: Microeconomics for Public Policy
  • PPOL 502: Public Finance
  • PPOL 503: Macroeconomics for Public Policy

Education

  • Ph.D. - Economics, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • M.S. - Economics, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • B.A. - Economics, University of the South - Sewanee, Tennessee

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Economics, Jacksonville University (2007-present)
  • Associate Professor of Economics, Jacksonville University (2002-2007)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Jacksonville University, (1994-2002)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Unites States Naval Academy (1987-1989)

Recent Scholarship & Research

  • Economic Development in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Europe; Relationships between Politics, Religion, and Economics; Appropriate Roles for Markets and Government; Improved Methods of Teaching and Learning Economics
  • Buck, J. (2011). Economic Perspectives: Alternative Views of Public Policy (2nd ed.). Cengage Learning.
  • Buck, J. (2011) “The Soviet Empire.” Encyclopedia of Empires of the World, edited by Cynthia Clark Northrup. Facts on File.
  • Buck, J. (2005). Economic Perspectives: Alternative Views of Public Policy (1st ed.). Thomson Custom Publishing.

Personal Interests

Running, swimming, biking, yoga, dancing