Chair, Associate Professor of Economics
Office: LARTS, Room 376
Spring 2013 Office Hours:
- Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:00 am -12:00 pm
- Monday 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.
- Wednesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
- Other times may be available by appointment.
Courses for Spring 2013
- ECO 441 Section 01 Public Economics I : MW 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
- ECO 232 Section 02H Principles of Macroeconomics: MWF 9:00 am - 9:50 am
- ECO 231 Section 7101 Principles of Microeconomics: ONLINE January to March
- ECO 232 Section 7101 Principles of Microeconomics: ONLINE March to May
Robert T. Jones, Associate Professor of Economics, began teaching at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 1999. Professor Jones received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Clark University in Worcester, MA.
Professor Jones' fields of interest include: health economics, public economics, and econometrics. Courses he teaches are:
ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics
ECO 232 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECO 301 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECO 306 Mathematical Economics
- ECO 323 American Economic History
ECO 332 Economic Statistics
ECO 333 Econometrics
ECO 338 Health Economics
ECO 441 Public Economics I
- CAS 101 Introduction to the Arts and Sciences
In addition to his teaching duties Professor Jones acts as the Chairman of the Economics Department. When he is not teaching, Professor Jones devotes his time to the study of Public Health initiatives, their effect on individual decision making and their fiscal impact on government budgets as well the economics the aging.
Daniel Georgianna and Robert T. Jones "Privatizing the Benefits from Higher Education and Its Effects on Access," American Academic, Vol. 3, No. 1 (2007)
Constantine Alexandrakis and Robert T. Jones “Secession and Exit: An Analysis of Two Competing Hypotheses, in The Elgar Companion to Public Economics: Empirical Public Economics, eds. Attiat F. Ott and Richard J. Cebula (Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2006): 388-401
Ronald J. Shadbegian and Robert T. Jones “Did Proposition 2 ½ Affect Local Public Education in Massachusetts? Evidence from Panel Data, Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 7, No. 4 (2005)
Robert T. Jones and E.C.H. Veendorp “Cooperative Moves in a Non-Cooperative Game, Global Business and Economics Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2005)