Phone Number
607 431-4628
Areas of Expertise

ecological macroeconomics, environmental economics and economic development, small-scale, sustainable farming and local food-supply issues.

Ph.D., University of Washington

Karl Seeley

Professor of Economics and Department Chair

Recent courses taught

  • Cuba in flux (in Cuba)
  • Post-communist transition (in Hungary, Moldova, and the Czech Republic)
  • Macroeconomic theory
  • Environmental economics
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Principles of macroeconomics

Selected publications

  • Macroeconomics in ecological context (forthcoming with Springer Verlag)
  • “Does technological innovation really reduce marginal abatement costs? Some theory, algebraic evidence, and policy implications,” with Yoram Bauman and Myunghun Lee, Environment and Resource Economics, 40:507-527 (2008)

College service and professional affiliations

  • Co-chair, Student Showcase (since 2012-13)
  • Committee on Assessment of General Education
  • Chair, Faculty-Board Liaison Committee
  • International Society for Ecological Economics