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William M. Boal

Professor

Contact Information

Email: william.boal@drake.edu
Phone: 515-271-3129
Mailing Address:
    2507 University Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50311
Office: 319 Aliber Hall
Office Hours: Fall 2017: Mon., Tues., and Wed. 2:00-4:00 PM, and by appointment.

Education

  • B.A. Mathematics-Economics, Wesleyan University (1976)
  • Ph.D. Economics, Stanford University (1985)

Honors & Professional Memberships

David Lawrence Undergraduate Teaching Award (2010)

Prior Positions

  • Research Assistant, World Bank, Washington, DC (1976-78)
  • Marketing Analyst, Pacific Bell, San Francisco, CA (1984-86)
  • Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (1986-95)

Teaching, Research & Areas of Expertise

  • Microeconomic theory
  • Econometrics
  • Labor economics
  • Industrial organization

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Regulation and Antitrust Policy
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Seminar in Economics
CBPA News
January 2, 2018
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance placed Drake at No. 42 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2018.