Fiona Maclachlan, Ph.D.

Fiona Maclachlan, Ph.D.


Department : Economics - Finance

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Phone : 718-862-7466

Office : DLS 421


PHD, New York University
MA, Rutgers University

Publications & Professional Activities

  • “Repurchase agreements and the law: how legislative changes fueled the housing bubble”, Journal of Economic Issues,48(2), June 2014
  • “Long-run and short-run cost curves,” & “Markowitz Mean Variance Diagram,”  in Famous Figures and Diagrams edited by Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd, Edward Elgar, 2010
  •  “Random Division and the Size Distribution of Business Firms,”  Complex Systems, 18-2, 2009
  • “Interactive Economic Models from the Wolfram Demonstrations Project” with W. J. Bolte and Seth Chandler, Journal of Economic Education, 40-1, 2009
  • “The  Beaman Distribution: A New Descriptive Model for the Size Distribution of Incomes,” Journal of Income Distribution, 17: 1, March 2008

Other Intellectual Contributions:

  • “Repurchase agreements and the law: how legislative changes fueled the housing bubble” at the annual meeting of the Association for Evolutionary Economics, Philadelphia, PA; January 3-5, 2014

  • “Independent Agents versus Central Banks: Endogenous Money and the Struggle for Control over Credit” with G. Nowell, at ICAPE Third International Research Conference, University of Massachusetts Amherst, November 11-13, 2011

  • Contributions to Wolfram Demonstrations Project
  • "The Distribution of Market Shares in Monopolistically Competitive Markets", NKS 2007 WolframScience Conference, Burlington, VT, July 15, 2007
  • “Investigating Power Laws with Mathematica, ” Proceedings, Wolfram Technology Conference, Champaign, IL, 2006.
  • “Mathematica Applications for Introductory Finance Courses”, Proceedings, Wolfram Technology Conference, Champaign, IL, October 2005.

Courses Taught/Teaching

  • ECON 201      Principles and Policies I: Macroeconomics
  • ECON 202      Principles and Policies II: Microeconomics
  • ECON 302      Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON 305      Money and Banking

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