Stephen E. Spear

Professor of Economics

PHONE

412-268-8831

OFFICE

POS - Posner Hall - Room 251

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Economics

EDUCATION

University of Pennsylvania - Ph D (Economics) - 1982
Beloit College - BA (English Literature) - 1974

PUBLICATIONS

  • Two Sector Growth, Optimal Growth and the Turnpike: amalgamation and metamorphosis

    (author(s): Stephen Spear, Warren Young) Macroeconomic Dynaimcs, Cambridge University Press

  • `Performance parking' can lower average parking rates while raising more money for Pittsburgh.

    (author(s): Mark Fichman, Stephen Spear, Robert Hampshire, Tayo Fabusuyi) Pittsburgh Post Gazette, 2014

  • Optimum Savings And Optimal Growth: The Cass-Malinvaud-Koopmans Nexus

    (author(s): Stephen Spear, Warren Young) Macroeconomic Dynamics 18(1), 2014; 215-243

  • The Collected Scientific Works Of David Cass
    International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics Series #21

    (author(s): Stephen Spear, William Barnett) Emerald Press 1-3, 2011

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WORKING PAPERS

  • Sequential incompleteness and dynamic suboptimality in stochastic OLG economies with production

    (author(s): Stephen Spear, Fabrizio Orrego)

  • The Market Game with Production and Arbitrary Returns to Scale

    (author(s): Stephen Spear, Cidgem Korpeglu)

  • Generalizations of optimal growth theory: stochastic models, mathematics, and meta-synthesis

    (author(s): Stephen Spear, Warren Young)

  • Executive Compensation and the Life-Cycle

    (author(s): Stephen Spear, Cidgem Korpeglu)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Library Dean Search Committee, Committee Member, Library Dean search, (2012 - 2013)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Treasurer, Society for Economic Measurement (January 2012 -)
  • Associate Editor, Macroeconomic Dynamics (January 2002 -)

COURSES TAUGHT

  • LEGO: BLDG ECON ANLY (73155)
    2015 Section: A
  • Dynamic Competitive Analysis (47803)
    2015 Mini 3 Section: A
    2013 Mini 3 Section: A
    2012 Mini 3 Section: A
    2010 Mini 3 Section: A
    2009 Mini 3 Section: A
    2008 Mini 3 Section: A
    2007 Mini 3 Section: A
    2006 Mini 4 Section: A
  • GLBL ELECTRONIC MKTS (73469)
    2014 Section: A
    2013 Section: A
  • Microeconomics II (47801)
    2014 Mini 2 Section: A
    2013 Mini 2 Section: A
    2012 Mini 2 Section: A
    2011 Mini 2 Section: A
    2010 Mini 2 Section: A
    2009 Mini 2 Section: A
    2008 Mini 2 Section: A
    2007 Mini 2 Section: A
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Stephen Spear