Dr Kemper Moreland

Professor of Economics

Dr. Moreland joined the faculty in 1980. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His areas of major economic interest are Public Finance, Microeconomic Theory, and Cost of Benefit Analysis. He regularly teaches Intermediate Microeconomics, Government Finance, and Mathematical Economics. He also teaches the microeconomics half of the Principles of Economics sequence.

In his research, Dr. Moreland has looked at the earnings of academic economists, something that should be of interest to economic majors. His publications include: "Earnings for Economists at State Universities," Journal of Economics , Spring 1990, with M. Vogt; "The Optimal Exemption," The National Tax Journal , December 1992; "Budget Size Effects on the Optimal Linear Income Tax," Southern Economic Journal , July 1986; "An Econometric Analysis of the Paper and Wastepaper Markets,: Resources and Energy , March 1990, with J. Edgren, "Can The Graduated Income Tax Law Survive Optimal Tax Analysis?" Tax Law Review, 1999, with Lawrence Zelenak.