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Michael E. Dowell



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Office:  Tahoe 3021


Fall 2018 Office Hours:





Other times by appointment.


Office Phone: (916) 278-7062

Department Phone:  (916) 278-6223 (for leaving messages)


Email: mdowell@csus.edu


Mailing Address

Department of Economics
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6082





Fall 2018 Courses at Sacramento State


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Economics 101: History of Economic Thought Sections 2 and 3

Economics 113: Economic History of the United States Section 1

Economics 138: Monetary and Fiscal Policy Section 1

Economics 145: Economic Research Methods Section 3




 Previously Taught Courses

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         Economics 1A: Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis

         Economics 1B: Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis

         Economics 100A: Intermediate Macroeconomics

         Economics 101: History of Economic Thought

         Economics 112: European Economic History

         Economics 113: U.S. Economic History

         Economics 135: Money and Banking

         Economics 140: Quantitative Economic Analysis

         Economics 141: Introduction to Econometrics

         Economics 145: Economic Research Methods


 Research Interests

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         Hyman Minsky's economic thought

         Financial market structure and structural instability as a cause and propagating mechanism of economic crises 

         Relationship between fiscal policy and the price level

  Professional Associations

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         American Economic Association

         Econometric Society

         History of Economics Society

         Economic History Association

         Economic History Society



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