Tracy M. Collins

Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D., M.E., M.I.S, North Carolina State University
B.S., The University of Paderborn, Germany

Professor Collins's research focus is primarily in the field of Economic Growth and Development. She is currently researching the role that technology diffusion plays in a country’s pattern of growth as well as researching the effect that trade liberalization has on technology diffusion. She has investigated the transition of the Russian Federation from a centralized to a market economy, and she is especially interested in studying the opportunities for economic growth that exist in developing countries and emerging economies in Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

Recent Courses
International Business
Economic Growth

Working Papers and Current Research
“Technology Diffusion: a Catalyst for Innovation and Endogenous Growth,” working paper

“The Impact of Trade Liberalization on Technology Diffusion: The Case of Mexico,” working paper

Contact Information

New College of Florida
Division of Social Sciences
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, Florida 34243-2197
(941) 487-4372

Office of the Provost
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, Florida  34243

Phone: (941) 487-4200
Fax: (941) 487-4201