John B. Buck

Buck Department Chair of Economics and Professor of  Economics


 Phone: (904) 256-7468

 Office: Davis College of Business Room #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.


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


  • Chapter in Encyclopedia of Empires of the World edited by Cynthia Clark Northrup. “The Soviet Empire.” ISBN: 978-0816065790.
  • Book, Economic Perspectives – Alternative Views of Public Policy
    ISBN 13: 9780759358072 or ISBN 10: 0759358079.