Richard Coe

Professor of Economics - Economics - Interdisciplinary Programs - Public Policy - Social Sciences

Richard Coe
  • Phone: (941) 487-4329
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  • Office Location: CHL 206/SSC 104
  • Mail Location: SSC 102

Professor of Economics

M.A., J.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan
A.B., Kenyon College

Professor Coe’s primary teaching and research interests are in the area of government spending and taxing policies, including issues of government deficit and debt, and the area of distributive justice and poverty.   He also teaches upper-level courses in law and economics as well as introductory courses in microeconomics and macroeconomics.   He has published several articles on poverty and welfare programs, and is currently working on a book addressing the efficiency and intergenerational equity issues surrounding government deficits and debt.

Recent Courses
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Law and Economics II: Tort and Family Law