Dr. Bill Van Lear

Dr. William M. Van Lear

 Professor of Economics

williamvanlear@bac.edu

  • B.A., Gettysburg College
  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
  •  intro
  • interim
  • micro and macro
  • political economy
  • banking
  • economic thought
  • economic history
  • international economics
Book Publications:

  • (1) “Populist Challenge to Corporate Capitalism” World Scientific Publishing Co. New Jersey,
    2002, 981-02-4828-8
  • (2) “The Next American Century.” University Press of America. Lanham, MD. 2008. 978-0-7618-3906-4.
  • (3) “The Social Effects of Economic Thinking” published by Palgrave Pivot, November 2014. 978-1-137-49788-8.

Article Publications:

  • (1) “An Oil Price Model” Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association,
    May 1988, p310-318
  • (2) “The Restructuring of the Oil Industry” Journal of Economic Issues March 1989
  • (3) “Wage Levels and Their Effects” International Social Science Journal, Autumn 1990
  • (4) “Business Cycles and Income Distribution” Review of Social Economy Fall 1992
  • (5) “The Stages of Capitalism” Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association,
    June 1-3, 1995, p450-457
  • (6) “Efficiency and Service in the Group Home Industry” Journal of Economic Issues
    Dec. 1997, 1039-1050.
  • (7) “Reflections on the Minimum Wage” Journal of Economic Issues March 1997, 263-265.
  • (8) “Using Business Cycles to forecast the Stock Market” Financial Forum February 1997, p.3
  • (9) “Policy Reform, Rules, and Discretion” Proceedings of the PA. Economic Association June 1997.
  • (10) “Profitability as a Cycle Indicator” Review of Radical Political Economics Spring 1999, p.46-60.
  • (11) “Profits, Investment, Institutional Change,