Kathleen Greer

Kathleen Greer

Associate Professor of Economics

Kathleen Greer RossmannOffice:

Harbert 309

Contact Information:

Birmingham-Southern College
Box 549007
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4800
E-mail:   [email protected]

Brief Career Background:

1998-Present Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL
Associate Provost for Academic Advising, 2013-2015
Vice President for Enrollment Management, 2011-2013
Interim Provost and Dean of the College, 2010-2011
Associate Dean of First Year Programs, 2009-2010
Associate Provost, 2008-2009

Associate Professor of Economics: 2005-Present
Assistant Professor of Economics: 1998-2005
Adjunct Professor of Economics: 1998-1999

1994-1997 University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
Department of Economics
Teaching Assistant: 1994-1997
Research Assistant: 1995-1996

Educational Background:

1999: Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, Economics
1995: M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, Economics
1987: B.A., Furman University, Economics

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics

Courses Taught:

EC 201 Principles of Economics I (1)
A general introduction to economics with emphasis on macroeconomic aspects: national income determination, monetary and fiscal policy. Fall, Spring.

EC 202 Principles of Economics II (1)
A general introduction to economics with emphasis on microeconomic aspects: the economic principles underlying price, production, distribution of income, and related problems. Fall, Spring.

EC 280 The Economics of Poverty and Inequality (1)
An investigation of the tools and methods economists use to analyze the causes and effects of poverty and income inequality. The course examines economic theories and relevant empirical findings, analyzes poverty-related data and measurements of poverty and inequality, and examines the effectiveness of public policies aimed at reducing poverty.

EC 308 Macroeconomics (1)
A study in depth of the aggregates of economic society: Gross National Product, national income, personal income; the balance of savings and investment; economic stability; economic growth. Prerequisites: EC 201 and 202. Fall.

EC 309 Microeconomics (1)
A survey of contemporary theory concerning consumption, production, demand, supply; market price under competition and monopoly; factor prices; wages, interest, rent; the concept of profits. Prerequisites: EC 201 and 202. Spring.

EC 311 Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics (1)
A study of selected methods and techniques related to managerial choice and administrative decision making. The course is strongly recommended for majors. (Also listed as BA 311). Prerequisite: MA 207. Fall, Spring.

EC 340 Economics of Natural Resources and the Environment (1)
An examination of the economic theory of natural resource use and the environment. Prerequisite: EC 202 or consent.

EC 425 Industrial Organization (1)
A course examining the economic behavior of producers in various situational settings. Prerequisite: EC 202.

EC 499 Senior Project in Economics (1)
An independent research project that brings to bear the student's accumulated knowledge and skills in economics. A substantial paper and/or oral presentation are required. Prerequisite: senior standing or consent. Interim.

PPM 583- Contemporary Economic Policy