Christopher Elias

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Associate Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator


703C Pray Harrold


[email protected]

Office Hours

Winter 2023

Tuesday: 10am to 1pm
Thursday: 10am to 1pm
By appointment either in person or via Zoom

Or by appointment


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of California Irvine, 2014
  • MS, Industrial Engineering, Youngstown State University, 2002
  • MS, Economics, Florida State University, 2000
  • BA, Economics, Youngstown State University, 1999

Interests and Expertise

Dr. Elias's research and teaching interests are in the fields of:

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary economics
  • Financial economics
  • Time series econometrics


  • Principles of macroeconomics
  • Money and banking
  • Intermediate macroeconomic analysis
  • Time series econometrics
  • International macroeconomics
  • International macroeconomics (graduate)
  • Macroeconomic analysis (graduate)

Publications and Presentations

  • "A Heterogeneous Agent Exchange Rate Model with Speculators and Non-Speculators", Journal of Macroeconomics, Volume 49, September 2016, pp. 203–223.
  • "Asset Pricing with Expectation Shocks", Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Volume 65, April 2016, pp. 68–82.
  • "Percentile and Percentile-t Bootstrap Confidence Intervals: A Practical Comparison", Journal of Econometric Methods, January 2015, pp. 153–161

Additional Information

View Dr. Elias' web page for more information.