Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Faculty

Academics

John Alexander Gildea

John Alexander Gildea

Professor of Economics
Degrees

Ph.D., M.A., Duke University
B.A., Wake Forest University

Research Interests

Federal Reserve Policymaking, Financial Market Efficiency and Economic Conditions of Southeastern Massachusetts.

Teaching Interests

  • Introductory Micro and Macro Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Seminar: Current Economic Issues

Publications

"The Biases of Federal Reserve Bank Presidents," with Thomas Havrilesky, Economic Inquiry, 1995.

"Congress Threatens the Fed," with Thomas Havrilesky, Henry Chappell and Rob McGregor, Challenge, 1993.

"The Regional Representation of Federal Reserve Bank Presidents," Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 1992.

"Reliable and Unreliable Partisan Appointees to the Board of Governors," with Thomas Havrilesky, Public Choice, 1992.

"Explaining FOMC Members Votes," The Political Economy of American Monetary Policy, edited by Thomas Mayer, 1990

"A Primer on Packing the Board of Governors," with Thomas Havrilesky, Challenge, 1990.