JEFF STEAGALL

DEAN OF THE GODDARD SCHOOL OF BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS

Jeff Steagall


CONTACT


PHONE: 801.626.7253

EMAIL: jeffsteagall@weber.edu

OFFICE: WB 201C

ADDRESS:

1337 Edvalson St., Dept 3801
Ogden, UT 84408-3801

CV:   Jeff Steagall CV


ABOUT


Jeff Steagall is dean of the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics at Weber State University, where he is also a professor of economics and holds the Buehler Chair in Leadership. Steagall accepted the position at WSU in 2011, after 21 years at the University of North Florida.

He has published on topics ranging from international economic development to enhancing economics and international business education to bias in the AP football poll. At UNF, Jeff won multiple awards for outstanding teaching, created and developed the international business program to become one of four UNF flagship programs and was named the University Distinguished Professor in 2009.


EDUCATION


Ph.D. Economics, International Economics major; Economic Theory and Econometrics minor - University of Wisconsin, 1990

M.S. Economics - University of Wisconsin, 1987

B.A., Mathematics and Economics majors, German minor - St. Norbert College, 1985 (Summa Cum Laude)


AWARDS


  • University Distinguished Professor, UNF, 2009 (runner-up in 2007)
  • Prime F. Osborn III Distinguished Professor Award, Coggin College of Business, 2008
  • Outstanding University Service Award, UNF, 2007
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2004
  • Outstanding International Leadership Award, UNF, 2004
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher Award, UNF, 2000
  • Teaching Incentive Program Award for Outstanding Teaching, UNF, 1995 and 1998
  • Finalist, Outstanding Graduate Faculty, Coggin College of Business, UNF

HOBBIES


He's an avid reader of novels--usually science fiction, fantasy or espionage. He loves the occasional round of golf, a good bridge match, and video games. 


WEB & SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS


LinkedIn

Twitter = @steagalljeff


PUBLICATIONS


REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

  1. Steagall, Jeffrey W., Timothy E. Jares and Andrés Gallo. (2012) “Teaching Real-World Political Economy: Simulating a WTO Negotiation.” Journal of Teaching in International Business. 23 (1), pages 46-58. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08975930.2012.687999.
  2. Steagall, Jeffrey W., Jeffrey E. Michelman and Anne Sheridan Fugard (2011) “Sustaining an International MBA Program.” International Journal of Case Method Research & Application XXIII (4). 297-310.
  3. Loh, Chung-Ping, Jeffrey W. Steagall, Andres Gallo and Jeffrey E. Michelman  (2011) “Valuing Short-Term Study Abroad.” Journal of Teaching in International Business, 22. 1-17.
  4. Mason, Paul M., B. Jay Coleman, Jeffrey W. Steagall and Andrés A. Gallo. (2011). “The Use of the ETS Major Field Test for Assurance of (Business Content) Learning: Assurance of Waste? Journal of Education for Business. 86 (January). 71-77.
  5. Rericha, Václav, Michelman, Jeffrey and Steagall, Jeffrey W. 2010, “The Accidental Entrepreneur,” International Journal of Case Method Research & Application, XXII: 2, June. 103-112.
  6. Coleman, B. Jay, Andres Gallo, Paul Mason, and Jeffrey Steagall (2010). “Voter Bias in the Associated Press College Football Poll,” Journal of Sports Economics 11 (4). 397-417. Note: This research was featured by the Wall Street Journal, Newsday, the Florida Times-Union, WOKV-AM (Jacksonville), WJCT-FM (Jacksonville), and was the subject of an interview by the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
  7. Steagall, Jeffrey W., Chung-Ping Loh and Sarah Martin. 2009. “The Future of United States and Latin American Economic Relations.” Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics 20 (1&2): 47-65.
  8. Gallo, Andrés, Juan Pablo Stegmann and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2006. “The Role of Political Institutions in the Resolution of Economic Crisis: The Case of Argentina 2001-2001.” Oxford Development Studies 34 (2): 193-217.
  9. Mason, Paul M., Jeffrey W. Steagall, Stephen L. Shapiro and Michael M. Fabritius. 2005. “Evaluating the Life Cycles of Education-Supporting Lotteries.” Public Finance Review 33 (2), March: 255-271.
  10. Steagall, Jeffrey W., Jeffrey E. Michelman and Earle C. Traynham. 2004. “GlobalMBA: A Blueprint for Creating an Integrated, International Trilateral MBA Program.” Journal of Teaching in International Business 16 (1): 7-23.
  11. Nowak, Alojzy Z., Paul M. Mason and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2004. ”Recent Developments and Prescribed Future Paths for Polish Banking.” The Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics 15: 105-129.
  12. Nowak, Alojzy Z. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2002. “Foreign Direct Investment Patterns and Consequences in Central and Eastern Europe, 1990-2000.” Transformations in Business and Economics 1 (1&2): 132-151. Also published in Stosunki Wschód-Zachód A Europa Srodkowa (East-West Relations and Central Europe, a journal jointly published by the University of Warsaw’s School of Management and Centre for Eastern Studies).
  13. Mason, Paul M., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Michael M. Fabritius. 2002. “The Changing Quality of Business Education.” Economics of Education Review 22 (6): 603-609.
  14. Nowak, Alojzy Z., Paul M. Mason and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2002. “Why Poland Avoided the Late Nineties Financial Crisis and What the Future Holds.” The Journal of Euro-Asian Management 6 (2), December. Also published as “Pochemy Polsha Izbezhala Finansovii Krisis 90 Godov i Chto Dlya Nee v Buduszhem (in Russian) in Filosofija Hozaistva. Also included in Frank Bostyn and Andriy Boytsun (eds.) Ownership and Privatisation in Poland: Governance Implications of Poland’s Accession to the European Union. Antwerp; Grant Publishers; 2002.
  15. Paulson, Steven K., Jeffrey W. Steagall, Thomas M. Leonard and Louis A. Woods. 2002. “Management Trends in the European Union: Three Case Studies.” European Business Review 14 (6): 409-415.
  16. Anderson, Seth C., B. Jay Coleman, Cheryl J. Frohlich and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2001. “A Multi-Factor Analysis of Country Fund Returns.” Journal of Financial Research XXIV (3), Fall: 331-346.
  17. Paulson, Steven K., Thomas M. Leonard and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2000. “The Use of Documentary Cases to Internationalize the Organization Theory Course: Illustrations from Belize, Central America.” The Journal of Teaching in International Business 11 (3): 17-35.
  18. Mason, Paul M., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Michael M. Fabritius. 1997. “The Elasticity of Demand for Lotto Tickets and the Corresponding Welfare Effects.” Public Finance Review 25 (5), September: 474-490.
  19. Woods, Louis A., Joseph M. Perry and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1997. “The Composition and Distribution of Ethnic Groups in Belize: Immigration and Emigration Patterns, 1980-1991.” Latin American Research Review 32 (3), Fall: 63-88.
  20. Mason, Paul M., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Michael M. Fabritius. 1997. “Economics Journal Rankings by Type of School: Perceptions versus Citations.” Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics 36 (1), Winter: 69-79.
  21. Steagall, Jeffrey W. and Ken Jennings. 1996. “Unions, PAC Contributions, and the NAFTA Vote.” Journal of Labor Research XVII (3), Summer: 515-521.
  22. Jennings, Ken and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1996. “Unions and NAFTA’s Legislative Passage: Confrontation and Cover. Labor Studies Journal 21 (1), Spring: 61-79.
  23. Mason, Paul M., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Michael M. Fabritius. 1995. “Student Evaluations of Faculty: A New Procedure for Using Aggregate Measures of Performance.” Economics of Education Review 14 (4): 403-416.
  24. Anderson, Seth A., John D. Jackson and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1994. “A Note on Odds in the Cattle Futures Market.” Journal of Economics and Finance 18 (3), Fall: 357-365.
  25. Baldwin, Robert E. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1994. “An Analysis of ITC Decisions in Antidumping, Countervailing Duty and Safeguard Cases.” Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv 130 (2), June: 290-308.
  26. Steagall, Jeffrey W. and Paul M. Mason. 1994. “Technology in the Classroom: Using PCs to Teach Business and Economic Statistics.” Computers and Education 23 (4): 253-259.
  27. Woods, Louis A., Joseph M. Perry and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1994. ”Tourism as a Development Tool: The Case of Belize.” Caribbean Geography 5 (1), March: 1-19. Reprinted as chapter 23 “Tourism in Belize” in David Barker, Carol Newby and Mike Morrissey (eds.) A Reader in Caribbean Geography. Kingston, Jamaica; Ian Randle Publishers; 1998: 171-190.
  28. Mason, Paul M., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Michael M. Fabritius. 1992. “Publication Delays in Economics: What to do about Them.” Applied Economics 24: 859-874.

EDITORIALLY-REVIEWED ARTICLES & EDITORIAL WORK

  1. Steagall, Jeffrey, Michelman, Jeffrey and Fugard, Anne. “Interpersonal Relationships and the sustainability of Cooperative Degree Programs.” 2009. In Daniel Obst and Matthias Kuder (eds.) Joint and Double Degree Programs: An Emerging Model for Transatlantic Exchange. New York; Freie Universität Berlin and Institute of International Education. 89-94.
  2. Guest-edited special double-issue edition of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics 20 (1&2) (2009) on Latin America by invitation from the editor.
  3. Anderson, Seth C. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2000. “International Investing: Developed Asia and the Pacific Rim.” Personal Financial Planning 12 (4), May/June: 8-13.
  4. Anderson, Seth C. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2000. “International Investing: Central and Eastern Europe.” Personal Financial Planning 12 (3), March/April: 12-19.
  5. Anderson, Seth C. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1999. International Investing: Latin America.” Personal Financial Planning 11 (6), November/December: 29-35.
  6. Anderson, Seth C. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1999. “International Investing: Canada and Western Europe.” Personal Financial Planning 11 (5),July/August: 12-18.
  7. Anderson, Seth C. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1999. “International Investing: General Issues.” Personal Financial Planning 11(4), May/June: 40-44.
  8. Anderson, Seth C. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1999. “International Diversification and Country Funds.” Personal Financial Planning 13 (3), March/April: 10-13.


BOOKS

  1. Baliamoune-Lutz, Mina, Alojzy Z. Nowak, and Jeff Steagall (eds.). 2008. Global Economy: In Search of New Ideas and Concepts. Volume includes selected papers presented at the Eighth Annual University of North Florida Coggin College of Business and University of Warsaw School of Management International Business Conference in Jacksonville, Florida (February 2008), as well as selected invited papers. Warsaw University School of Business Press.
  2. Baliamoune-Lutz, Mina, Alojzy Z. Nowak, and Jeff Steagall (eds.). 2007. Global Economy: Exploring New Capabilities. Volume includes selected papers presented at the Seventh Annual University of North Florida Coggin College of Business and University of Warsaw School of Management International Business Conference in Jacksonville, Florida (February 2007), as well as selected invited papers. Warsaw University School of Business Press.
  3. Baliamoune-Lutz, Mina, Alojzy Z. Nowak, and Jeff Steagall (eds.). 2007. Global Economy: Challenges in Developing and Transition Economies. Volume includes selected papers presented at the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Annual University of North Florida Coggin College of Business and University of Warsaw Centre for Europe International Business Conferences in Jacksonville, Florida (February 2004, 2005 and 2006), as well as selected invited papers. Warsaw, Centre for Europe.
  4. Baliamoune-Lutz, Mina, Alojzy Z. Nowak, and Jeff Steagall (eds.). 2006. Global Economy—How It Works: Different Cases, Different Results. Volume includes selected papers presented at the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Annual University of North Florida Coggin College of Business and University of Warsaw Centre for Europe International Business Conferences in Jacksonville, Florida (February 2004, 2005 and 2006), as well as selected invited papers. Warsaw, Centre for Europe.
  5. Nowak, Alojzy Z., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Mina Baliamoune (eds.). 2004. Globalization, International Business and European Integration. Proceedings of the Third Annual University of North Florida Coggin College of Business and University of Warsaw Centre for Europe International Business Conference in Jacksonville, Florida (February 14, 2003). Warsaw, Centre for Europe.
  6. Nowak, Alojzy Z., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Mina Baliamoune (eds.). 2002. Globalization, International Business and ???  Proceedings of the Second Annual University of North Florida Coggin College of Business and University of Warsaw Centre for Europe International Business Conference in Jacksonville, Florida (February 15, 2002). Warsaw, Centre for Europe.
  7. Steagall, Jeffrey W. 1995. Strategic Behavior and the U.S. Unfair Trade Statute. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc. Reprinted by Routledge, New York, 2018 for its Routledge Library Editions: International Trade Policy series.
  8. Steagall, Jeffrey W. and Robert L. Hale. 1994. MYSTAT for Windows. Cambridge: Course Technology, Inc.
  9. Berk, Kenneth. 1993. Data Analysis with Student SYSTAT. Cambridge: Course Technology, Inc. (Jeffrey W. Steagall adapted this from Berk’s MacIntosh edition).
  10. Steagall, Jeffrey W. and Robert L. Hale. 1993. Business MYSTAT with QCTOOLS, DOS Edition. Cambridge: Course Technology, Inc.
  11. Steagall, Jeffrey W. and Robert L. Hale. 1992. Business MYSTAT: Statistical Applications. Cambridge: Course Technology, Inc.

BOOK CHAPTERS & SHORT ENTRIES

  1. Steagall, Jeffrey W. (2012). “Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI).” Encyclopedia of United States-Latin American Relations. Thomas L. Leonard (ed.) Washington, DC: CQ Press. 136-137.
  2. Steagall, Jeffrey W., Timothy E. Jares and Andres Gallo. 2011. “Teaching Real-World Political Economy: Simulating a WTO Negotiation. In Joint Effort to Promote Global Prosperity. China Economic Publishing House, Beijing. Proceedings of the October 2010 conference entitled, Joint Effort to Promote Global Prosperity. 107-123.
  3. Steagall, Jeffrey W. 2006. “Belize.” In Thomas L. Leonard (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Developing World. New York: Routledge: 164-165.
  4. Steagall, Jeffrey W. 2006. “Capitalist Economic Model.” In Thomas L. Leonard (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Developing World. New York: Routledge: 225-227.
  5. Steagall, Jeffrey W. 2006. “Free Market Economy.” In Thomas L. Leonard (ed.) Encyclopedia of the Developing World. New York: Routledge: 674-677.
  6. Perry, Joseph M., Louis A. Woods and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 2004. “Políticas Alternativas para lidiar con el excedente laboral durante la transición en Cuba.” In Joaquín P. Pujol (ed.) Cuba: Políticas económicas para la transición (Madrid: Editorial Verbum): 131-149. Reprint in Spanish of “Alternative Policies to Deal with Labor Surpluses During the Cuban Transition.” In Cuba in Transition, 6 (Miami: Florida International University Press, 1996: 87-97).
  7. Steagall, Jeffrey W. 1993. “Quality Control.” In Kenneth Berk’s Data Analysis with Student SYSTAT, DOS Version. (Cambridge: Course Technology, Inc.). The chapter was also modified by Robert L. Hale for Kenneth Berk’s Data Analysis with Student SYSTAT, MacIntosh Version. (Cambridge: Course Technology, Inc.).

INVITED OPINION PIECES FOR THE OGDEN, UTAH STANDARD-EXAMINER

  1. “Free colleges and universities—a gift we can’t afford,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, October 23, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/10/23/free-education-college-Weber-State-University-Bernie-Sanders-column-Steagall
  2. “Philosophically speaking, a college education is a great value, Ogden Standard-Examiner, September 19, 2017.  http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/09/19/college-education-cost-earnings-column-Steagall.html.
  3. “America’s economy needs more than STEM,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, August 22, 2017.  http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/08/22/STEM-math-science-Utah-engineers-technology-management-economy-Weber-State-University-business-column-Steagall.
  4. “Big ideas and small egos add up to strong Ogden leadership,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, July 18, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/07/18/Ogden-Weber-State-University-leadership-column-Steagall.html.
  5. Trump steps away from world leadership, as well as the Paris climate accord,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, June 21, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/06/21/Trump-Paris-accord-climate-change-Europe-China-leadership-America-First-TPP-trade-environment-column-Steagall
  6. “China is filling the vacuum of global economic leadership,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, May 17, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/05/17/China-nationalism-free-trade-economics-United-States-Britain-Soviet-Union-WTO-column-Steagall.html
  7. “Trump’s travel ban is having an unintended impact on a big U.S. export,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, April 18, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/04/18/economy-jobs-higher-education-Utah-export-international-students-immigrants-STEM-travel-bans-executive-orders-column-WSU-Steagall
  8. “The ACA isn’t a sensible health care plan. Neither is the GOP alternative,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, March 21, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/03/21/health-care-insurance-ACA-Obamacare-replacement-premiums-coverage-Medicaid-Utah-column-Steagall
  9. “Don’t fixate on trade deficits—let the economy work,” Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  10. February 22, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/02/22/trade-deficit-Trump-economy-exports-NAFTA-investment-imports-exports-stocks-immigrants-Mexico-Ogden-jobs-column-Weber-State-Steagall
  11. “Ogden’s SparkPoint Center at Cottages of Hope—a new approach to assistance,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, January 18, 2017. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2017/01/18/Ogden-SparkPoint-Center-Cottages-of-Hope-nonprofit-jobs-food-income-debt-credit-score-money-San-Francisco-column-Steagall
  12. “The laws of economics can’t be nullified, even by the president-elect,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, December 20, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/12/20/Trump-Carrier-Indiana-Mexico-jobs-subsidies-Japan-electronics-cars-furnaces-Utah-consumers-economics-column-Steagall
  13. “Free trade is a job-creation machine, even in landlocked Utah,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, November 22, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/11/21/DonaldTrump-freetrade-NAFTA-Utah-jobs-infrastructure-column-Steagall
  14. “Trying to avoid student debt? There’s a cost,” Ogden-Standard Examiner, October 16, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/10/21/studentdebt-college-Utah-WeberState-loans-scholarships-tuition-salaries-column-Steagall
  15. “Ogden welcomes Congolese refugees,” Ogden-Standard Examiner, September 20, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/09/20/Ogden-Welcomes-Congolese-Refugees
  16. “Who says U.S. manufacturing can’t compete? Ogden Standard-Examiner, August 17, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/08/17/manufacturing-Lifetime-Whiteclouds-column-Steagall
  17. “Luck and success under capitalism,” Ogden-Standard Examiner, August 8, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/08/08/capitalism-economics-race-luck-DonaldTrump-column-Steagall
  18. “Brexit represents a serious threat to the global economy,” Ogden Standard-Examiner,
  19. June 22, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/06/21/Brexit-economy-Britain-EuropeanUnion-column-Steagall
  20. “Utah business needs more women in leadership roles,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, May 18, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/05/18/Utah-business-women-leadership-column-Steagall
  21. “Cut taxes by cutting tariffs,” Ogden Standard-Examiner, April 18, 2016. http://www.standard.net/Guest-Commentary/2016/04/18/taxes-tariffs-TPP-exports-column-Steagall

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  1. Coleman, B. Jay, Paul M. Mason, and Jeffrey W. Steagall. (2012) “Does a Business Curriculum Develop or Filter Critical Thinking?” American Journal of Business Education, 5 (4), July/August. Pages TBD.
  2. Steagall, Jeffrey W. 2004. “Has NAFTA Been a Good Thing? Yes.” The CostCo Connection 19 (3), March: 12.
  3. Anderson, Seth A., John D. Jackson and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1995. “Long Odds.” National Review XLVII (3), February 20.
  4. Mason, Paul M., Jeffrey W. Steagall and Michael M. Fabritius. 1992. “Solving the Journal Publication Delay Problem in Economics.” Academe 78 (1), January/February.
  5. Baldwin, Robert E. and Jeffrey W. Steagall. 1993. An Analysis of Factors Influencing ITC Decisions in Antidumping, Countervailing Duty and Safeguard Cases. National Bureau of Economic Research working paper #4282 (February) and Centre for Economic Policy Research discussion paper #990 (July, 1994).

RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (40 MADE SINCE 1990)

  1. American Association of Geographers
  2. American Economic Association
  3. American Marketing Association, Southeast Region
  4. Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy
  5. Belize: An Interdisciplinary Conference.
  6. Conference of Latin American Geographers
  7. Economic and Financial Cycles and NAFTA: Macro and Micro Issues and Analysis
  8. Florida Atlantic University
  9. Making Statistics More Effective in Schools of Business
  10. Port of Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, Conference on Port Administration
  11. Society for the Promotion of Education and Research's Belize Conference
  12. Southeastern Council of Latin American States
  13. Southeastern Decision Sciences
  14. Southeastern Division of the American Association of Geographers
  15. Southern Economic Association Meeting
  16. University of North Carolina at Fayetteville
  17. University of North Florida’s Inter-American Relations Conference
  18. University of North Florida and Beijing International Studies Conference series (co-creator and co-organizer of initial conference)
  19. University of North Florida and Warsaw University’s International Business Seminar (co-creator and co-organizer in multiple years)
  20. University of Wisconsin/Free University of Brussels
  21. Western Economic Association Meeting