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Mark Montgomery

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Donald L. Wilson Professor of Enterprise and Leadership

Mark Montgomery is a  Donald L. Wilson Professor of Enterprise and Leadership, and Professor of Economics, at Grinnell College.  Mark teaches Mathematical Economics, the Economics of Education, and Environmental Economics.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1982.   His research has appeared in The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Industrial and Labor Relations Review, The Review of Economic Dynamics and Control, Land Economics, The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, The Economics of Education Review, The Journal of Urban Economics, and others.  His essays have been published in The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Des Moines Register, The Dallas Morning News, The Cedar Rapids Gazette, The Mystery Readers Journal, The American (online), and The Imperfect Parent (online), and in various edited volumes.  His commentary has been heard on Public Radio International’s To the Best of Our Knowledge.  He is coauthor (with Irene Powell) of a mystery novel, Theoretically Dead (New Victoria Publishers, 2001).  Mark and Irene Powell are also coauthors of the  the upcoming release,  Saving International Adoption (Vanderbilt University Press) which will be published this November.  Read more about Saving International Adoption (see pdf)

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-3146

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On-Campus Address: 

301 Carnegie Hall
1210 Park St.
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Courses Taught: 

Introduction to Managerial Economics; Special Topic: Advanced Econometrics 


Curriculum Vitae/Resume: 

Media Mentions: 

Time for Sergeants

Inside Higher Ed - July 7, 2016 

With end of tenure in sight, end of tether is too

Times Higher Education - August 4, 2016 


On-Campus Address: 

208 Carnegie Hall
Grinnell, IA
United States