|Present||Dean, School of Business Administration, Cedarville University|
|Present||Professor of Economics, Cedarville University ‐ School of Business Administration|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|Member, Association of Private Enterprise Education||Member, Christian Business Faculty Association||Member, Society for the Development of Austrian Economics|
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Graduate Student in Economics, University of Denver - 1995
- Certificate of Public Leadership, The Brookings Institution
- Comparative Economic Systems
- History of Economic Thought
- International Money and Capital Markets
- Principles of Finance
- Public Finance
|2001||Ph.D., George Mason University|
|2000||M.A., George Mason University|
|1997||M.A., University of Denver|
|1989||M.S., University of Tennessee|
|1985||B.S., United States Air Force Academy|
School of Business Administration
No Free Lunch: Economics for a Fallen World (Third Edition, Revised) Faculty Books (2020)
This free introductory economics text is available for anyone interested in free market economics from an explicitly Christian worldview. This book is intended to be an engaging read, while not sacrificing technical accuracy or submission ...
Book Chapters (1)
Refereed Journal Articles (7)
The Sanctification Process and Stewardship in Free Markets Journal of Markets & Morality (2017)
This article reviews the biblical doctrines of sanctification and stewardship and assesses their implications for economic institutional arrangements. Sanctification is one part of the process of salvation and an aspect that requires human cooperation with ...
Common Grace and the Competitive Market System Journal of Markets and Morality (2016)
This article reviews the biblical doctrine of common grace and evaluates the consistency of competitive free markets with that doctrine. Common grace helps explain much of the good found in a fallen world, while also ...
The Proverbs 31 Woman: Entrepreneurial Epitome? Faith & Economics (2012)
This article provides an exegesis of Proverbs 31:10-31 from an economic perspective, portraying the Proverbs 31 woman as an ideal entrepreneur. She is industrious, generous, and pious in all her actions, specializing in small-scale capitalist ...
Living in Interesting Times: The Economics of a Chinese Currency Attack Strategic Studies Quarterly (2008)
Several large near-peer competitors, such as Russia and China, have amassed large levels of dollar-denominated foreign exchange reserves. This raises concern that these states could deliberately sell off assets to harm the dollar’s value. Currency ...
Non-Refereed Journal Articles (1)
Book Reviews (1)
Magazine Articles (1)
Conference Presentations (9)
Biblical Critique of Crony Capitalism Association of Private Enterprise Education (2016)
Modern capitalism is often condemned not simply due to market failure (efficiency grounds), butincreasingly due to unjust results (equity grounds). Yet many of the underlying moral concernsare more appropriately targeted on what is often called ...
Public Choice Economics Consistent with a Biblical Worldview Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting (2015)
Public choice economics is often criticized by its critics not primarily for its lack of empirical content, but more often from its incomplete view of human nature; i.e., its “cynicism.” Even supporters seem to implicitly ...
Stewardship in Free Markets and the Sanctification Process Southern Economic Association (2014)
This article reviews the biblical doctrines of sanctification and stewardship, and assesses the implications for economic institutional arrangements. Sanctification is one part of the process of salvation, yet it is the one aspect (in addition ...
The Morality of Fractional Reserve Banking Research and Scholarship Symposium (2014)
Modern central banking allows banks to initiate new money creation while holding only a small fraction as cash reserves for possible deposit withdrawal. When extended throughout the banking system, the process of "multiple deposit expansion" ...