G. Dirk Mateer

Senior Lecturer in Economics
Gerald J. Swanson Chair in Economics Education

Degrees

Ph.D. in Economics, Florida State University, 1991

Areas of Expertise

  •  Economic Education

Courses

ECON 200 Principles of Economics
ECON 300 Intermediate Microeconomics for Business Majors

Publications

  • “Using Film Clips to Teach Public Choice Economics: Take Two” (with Frank Stephenson) Journal of Economics and Finance Education, 14 (2), 76-85, 2015.
  • Essentials of Economics (with Lee Coppock and Brian O’Roark) Norton Publishers, 2015. 
  • “First Impressions: Why the First Day Matters” (with Charity-Joy Acchiardo) Perspectives on Economic Education Research, 9 (2), 1-9, 2015.
  • “Using Karaoke to Teach the Law of Supply” (with Wayne Geerling) Journal of Economics and Finance Education, 14 (1), 69-78, 2015.
  • “The Economics of The Office” (with Dan Kuester and Chris Youderian) Journal of Economic Education, 45 (4): 392, 2014.
  • “Multi-Media Technology for the Next Generation.” (with Tawni Ferrarini) Journal of Private Enterprise, 29 (1): 2014.
  • "Principles of Economics" (with Lee Coppock) Norton Publishers, 2013.
  • “Econ 1-0-What?” Journal of Economic Education, 43 (4), 440, 2012.
  • “Using Film Clips to Teach Public Choice Economics” (with Frank Stephenson) Journal of Economics and Finance Education, 10(1): 28-36, 2011.
  • “TV for Economics” (with Linda Ghent and Misty Stone) Journal of Economic Education, 42 (2): 207, 2011.
  • “Your Place in Space” (with Margo Bergman, Michael Reksulak, Jon Rork, Rick Wilson, David Zirkle) Journal of Economic Education, 40 (4): 405-421, 2009.
  • “Movie Scenes for Economics” (with Herman Li) Journal of Economic Education, 39 (3): 303, 2008.
  • “Teaching Private Enterprise Through Tunes: An Abecedarium of Music for Economists” (with Josh Hall, Robert Lawson, and Andrew Rice) Journal of Private Enterprise, 23(2): 157-166, 2008.
  • “From ABBA to Zeppelin, Led: Using Music to Teach Economics” (With Robert Lawson and Josh Hall) Journal of Economic Education, 39 (1): 107, Winter 2008.
  • “Using Flash to Create Synchronized Lyrics and Music to Teach Economics” (with Andrew Rice) Perspectives on Economic Education Research, 3 (1): 53-64, 2007.
  • "Economics in the Movies", South-Western Publishing, Mason OH 2005.
  • “The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat” (with Robert Lawson) Public Choice 83: 305-312, 1995.