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Steve Husted

  • Professor Emeritus

Steven Husted, Professor Emeritus of Economics, joined the department in the fall of 1980, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 1986, and to the rank of full Professor in 1992. He retired in the fall of 2017. Over the course of his career, his research and teaching interests focused on topics in international trade, international finance, and monetary economics. He published 24 refereed journal articles, including papers in the Journal of Political Economy, the American Economic Review, the Review of Economics and Statistics, and the International Economic Review, and another 23 non-refereed articles in various outlets. In addition to these papers, he co-edited two conference volumes and was co-author of a popular undergraduate textbook, International Economics, that remained in print through 9 editions. In 1988 and again in 1995, he spent a semester on sabbatical leave at the Australian National University. In that second academic year he continued his sabbatical at the University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland). During the 2008 he spent part of his sabbatical leave as a Visiting Fellow in the Adam Smith Research Foundation and in the Economics Department at the University of Glasgow. From 1999-2005 he served as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. During the 2010-2011 academic year, he served as Interim Dean of the David C, Frederick University Honors College. In addition to his academic responsibilities, from 2005-2002 he held the position of Managing Director of EconLit, a comprehensive on-line index of journal articles, books, book reviews, collected volume articles, working papers and dissertations compiled by the American Economic Association. He now spends his time between Pittsburgh and Scottsdale.