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Amy McCormick Diduch

Author Profile

Professor of Economics
Mary Baldwin College
Staunton, VA 24401 adiduch@mbc.edu

Phone:540-887-7114

Background Information

Amy received her Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1995. She began teaching at Mary Baldwin College in the fall of 1995 in a two person department that provides the range of courses needed for an Economics major. As a result, she teaches the principles and intermediate levels of micro and macroeconomics as well as a wide range of topics courses, including Labor, Poverty, Environmental, Development, and Experimental Econ. Most of Amy's research projects get their start as a means of addressing gaps in current pedagogical materials for her classes.

Related Pedagogical Projects

Amy's recent publications include "Using the Consumer Expenditure Survey to Teach Poverty Measurement" (Journal of Economic Education) and "Patents and R&D: A Classroom Experiment" (International Review of Economic Education). Amy has written a variety of case studies on topics such as snowmobile policy in Yellowstone National Park, pharmaceutical companies and AIDS intervention, and the Lawrence textile strike of 1912.