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GFCB Economics Staff - Robert Pulsinelli

Dr. Robert Pulsinelli

Dr. Robert Pulsinelli

Professor- Economics

Office:  GH 422
Phone:  270-745-3118


Dr. Pulsinelli specializes in macroeconomic theory and forensic economics, although in recent years his research has concentrated on how social harassment costs(as opposed to just money costs) affect behavior. He teaches the honors course in introductory economics, as well as intermediate macroeconomic theory and law and economics.


Ph.D., Economics, Rutgers University
B.A., Florida State University

Dr. Pulsinelli has coauthored three textbooks (among them, Modern Money and Banking, first and second editions, with Roger L. Miller) and his journal articles include "Household Commodity Production and Social Harassment Costs," (with Melvin Borland), October 1989, Southern Economic Journal, and "College Athletics: Financial Burden or Boon?, "published in Advances in the Economics of Sport, edited by Gerald Schully, JAI Press, Vol. 1, 1992. He is on the editorial board of the Defense Law Journal.

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