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John Filer

John Filer

Clinical Assistant Professor

Office:CPCOM 460C
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 879801
Tempe, AZ 85287-9801

Phone: 480-965-7645
Fax: 480-965-0748
Email: John.Filer@asu.edu

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Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1977; M.A., University of Chicago, 1970; M.A., University of Oklahoma, 1969; B.A., University of Northern Colorado, 1967.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 2007-present. Previous Appointments: University of Florida, University of Mississippi, University of South Alabama

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Outstanding Faculty Member in the School of Business Award, University of Mississippi, 1985-1986; Research Publication of the Year, University of Mississippi, 1985-1986; Research Publication of the Year, University of Mississippi, 1984-1985.

Professional Leadership
Associate Editor, Public Finance Review, 1989-2004; Assistant to the President, University of South Alabama, 1997-1998.

Representative Publications
Tests of Microeconomic Foundations of an Australian/New Zealand Common Currency Area, Functional Structure Inference. Ed. William Barnett and Apostolos Serletis, International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics, Vol. 18. Oxford, England: Elsevier, 2007. pp. 143-54. (With James Swofford, Lena Birkelof, and Joshua R. Caldwell).

"Redistribution, Income, and Voting," American Journal of Political Science, Volume 37, Number 1, February 1993, pp. 63-87. (With Larry Kenny and Rebecca Morton).

"The Lottery as an Alternative Source of State Revenue," Atlantic Economic Journal, Volume 20, Number 2, June 1992, pp. 1-10. (With J. Ronnie Davis and Donald L. Moak). 

"Voting Laws, Educational Policies, and Minority Turnout," Journal of Law and Economics, Volume XXXIV, Number 2, October 1991, pp. 371-93. (With Larry Kenny and Rebecca Morton).




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ECN 211 - Macroeconomic Principles
Basic macroeconomic analysis. Economic institutions and factors determining income levels, price levels, and employment levels.