William Hogan

Economics faculty hoganDean, College of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Economics

Office: Group I, Room 379E
Telephone: (508) 999-8270
Fax: (508) 999-9125
E-mail: whogan@umassd.edu


William Hogan, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, began teaching at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 1978. He previously taught at Bowdoin College from 1975 to 1978. Professor Hogan received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in 1970, and he received a M.A. in 1974 and a Ph.D. in 1976 from Cornell University.

Professor Hogan's fields of specialization include: economic statistics, econometrics, macroeconomics, and demography. Courses he regularly teaches are:

  • ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics

  • ECO 232 Principles of Macroeconomics

  • ECO 311 Intermediate Macroeconomics

  • ECO 332 Economic Statistics

  • ECO 333 Econometrics

  • ECO 417 Economics and Population Analysis

Professor Hogan is the recipient of several awards which include:

  • Distinguished Service Award, UMass Dartmouth Faculty Federation

  • Second prize in the National Economists Club essay competition: "Economic Issues for the 1980s," for an essay entitled "Economics, Demography and Public Policy"

  • Economic Policy Fellowship, Brookings Institution, Washington DC

  • Selma Fine Goldsmith Award for the best doctoral dissertation submitted to the Economics Department of Cornell University in three years

  • Clark Award for Excellence in Teaching, Cornell University

  • National Science Foundation Fellowship

Professor Hogan is the author of over 20 publications which include a monograph and analysis commissioned by the City of Fall River, Ma. entitled, "Improving Municipal Management 2000." This publication resulted in a major reorganization of the city's municipal government which was authorized by the City Council, signed by the Mayor, and implemented by the City in May 2000.