Economics

Michael Cauvel PhD

Assistant Professor

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Faculty Office Hours Fall 2020

By appointment

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Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Economics from American University, Washington, D.C. 2018
  • M.A. in Economics from American University, Washington, D.C. 2015
  • B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Siena College, Londonville, NY 2013

Profile

Mike received his doctoral degree in Economics from American University in 2018 and taught at Ithaca College for two years before coming to USM. His research focuses on the causes and economic effects of rising income inequality. In the classroom, he aims to teach students how they can apply the tools of economics to better understand everything from current policy debates and historical events to the decisions they make in their own lives.

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, income inequality, political economy.