T. Norman Van Cott, professor of economics, received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1969. Before joining Ball State in 1977, he taught at University of New Mexico (1968-1972) and West Georgia College (1972-1977). He was the department chairman from 1985 to 1999. His fields of interest include microeconomic theory, public finance, and international economics. Van Cott's current research is the economics of constitutions.
Recent Articles by T. Norman Van Cott
- Whether one is a . . . churchman or a heathen, it is useful to know the causes and consequences of economic phenomena. - George Stigler (Nobel Prize in Economics, 1982.) “Forgive us, Lord
- The Bible’s account of Joseph in Genesis (Chapters 37, 39-49) presents a story rich in lessons. One is an economics lesson. To wit: Speculation in markets can play a positive role in