Professor of Economics
Barnard Hall 200D
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DegreesPHD, 1979, Thames Polytechnic; MA, 1974, Univ Wisc Madison; BA, 1972, Univ Vienna (Wein)
Specialization: Money and Banking, International Trade and Finance, European Economic Integration, History of Economic Thought.
Robert Guttmann, Professor of Economics and currently also chair of the Department of Economics at Hofstra University, studied in Vienna (Austria) and the University of Wisconsin before obtaining his Ph.D. in London in 1979. He won "Distinguished Teacher of the Year" awards at Hofstra in 1989 and 2004. He teaches International Economics, Monetary Economics, Economic Integration in the European Union, and Public Finance. Widely published in monetary theory as well as money and banking, his latest book is "Cybercash: The Coming Era of Electronic Money" (Palgrave, 2003).He is currently working on a book about the financial crisis of 2008.
Teaching Interestsinternational economics; European integration and EU; monetary economics; history of economic thought; public finance and fiscal policy.
Research Interestsmonetary theory; financial instability; international monetary reform.
Recent Courses Taught
|ECO 001||PRINC ECONOMICS I||Undergraduate|
|ECO 100||HONORS ESSAY||Undergraduate|
|ECO 115||ECO OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION||Undergraduate|
|ECO 125||MONETARY ECONOMICS||Undergraduate|
|ECO 142||INTERNATL ECONOMICS||Undergraduate|
|ECO 155||ECONOMICS INTERNSHIP||Undergraduate|
|INTD 003A||INTERNSHIP: UBS FINANCIAL||Undergraduate|