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Simon W. Bowmaker

Clinical Associate Professor of Economics
New York University
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M.A. (First Class Honours) Economics, University of Aberdeen

M.Phil. Economics, University of Cambridge

Ph.D. Economics, University of St Andrews

Teaching at NYU

MBA: Firms and Markets, The Global Economy, Sports Economics
Undergraduate: Microeconomics, Economics of Global Business, Monetary Policy and Banking, Economics of Behavior and Misbehavior, Sports Economics


Book Cover: The Heart of Teaching Economics "Are you a freshly minted economics PhD, dumped clueless in front of your first class? Or are you an experienced and good teacher, trying to raise your game to the next level? In either case, this book offers you a whole course of master classes. Simon Bowmaker deserves the economics profession's thanks for bringing together these gems of ideas and suggestions from our best practitioners of the art of teaching."   - Avinash Dixit, Princeton University

The Heart of Teaching Economics: Lessons from Leading Minds
(in press, Edward Elgar Publishing)

Book Cover: Economics Uncut "If you thought you could hide your secrets from the prying eyes of economists, think again. From sex to drugs to gambling to crime, this book will show you how the tools of economics can be used to understand just about any human behavior. This book will assuredly be the unofficial economist's guide to vice for the foreseeable future."   -Steven D. Levitt, University of Chicago, co-author of Freakonomics

Economics Uncut: A Complete Guide to Life, Death and Misadventure
(2005, Edward Elgar Publishing) www.economicsuncut.com

The Art and Practice of Economics Research: Lessons from Leading Minds (in progress)

Contact Information

New York University
Stern School of Business
Department of Economics
44 West 4th Street, KMC 7-179
New York, NY 10012

Phone: (212) 998-0478
Fax: (212) 995-4218
E-mail: sbowmake@stern.nyu.edu