Antony Davies, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Economics, State University of New York at Albany, 1994.
Fields: Econometrics, Monetary Economics
Recipient of the Distinguished Dissertation Award.
Antony Davies is associate professor of economics at Duquesne University. Dr. Davies authors monthly columns on economics and public policy for the Philadelphia Inquirer and U.S. News & World Report, and co-hosts Words and Numbers, a weekly podcast on economics and policy. He has written over 300 op-eds for, among others, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, New York Daily News, Washington Post, and Huffington Post. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Davies was Associate Producer at the Moving Pictures Institute, Chief Financial Officer at Parabon Computation, founded several technology companies, and is co-founder and Chief Academic Officer at FreedomTrust, a non-profit educational institution. Dr. Davies earned his B.S. in Economics from Saint Vincent College, and Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Albany.
Patents and Grants
“Economic Education,” FreedomTrust Education grant, 2014-2016.
“The Economic Contribution of Small and Family-owned Businesses,” American Family Business Foundation grant, 2011.
“Data Mining Via Grid Computing,” NASA research grant, 2006.
Co-inventor on US Patent No. 6,463,457 entitled “System and Method for the Establishment and the Utilization of Networked Idle Computational Processing Power,” issued October 8, 2002.
Ph.D. Courses Taught
Time Series Econometrics
Masters Courses Taught
Business Research and Forecasting
Undergraduate Courses Taught
Advanced Excel Modeling
Quantitative Analysis I
Quantitative Analysis II
Philosophy of Economics
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Public Sector Economics
Money and Banking
Comparative Economic Systems
Global Economic Perspectives
History of Economic Thought