James McGibany

James  McGibany
James McGibanyMarquette University

Straz Hall, 477

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7187
Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor of Economics

Dr. McGibany joined Marquette’s economics faculty in 1983 as an assistant professor of economics and was promoted to the rank of associate professor in 1991. He served as director of the Master of Science in Applied Economics program from 2000-2002. He we appointed chair of the Department of Economics from 2002-2004, served as associate dean from 2004-2006 and executive associate dean from 2006-2015. Most recently he has taught primarily in the Master of Science in Applied Economics program in both of the core econometrics courses, but has also taught macroeconomics at both the undergraduate and master’s level along with introductory macroeconomics and microeconomics and the College’s basic business analytic tools (Excel) course.


  • Ph. D., Michigan State University, 1983
  • B.A., Coe College, 1979

Professional Interests

  • Econometrics
  • Applied macroeconomics
  • Monetary economics
  • Housing and regional economies

Selected Publications

“The Effects of 9/11 on the Airline Travel Industry,” In Matthew J. Morgan (Ed.), The Impact of 9/11 on Business and Economics: The Business of Terror, Palgrave MacMillan, 2009, pp. 75-86. [with D. Clark, and A. Myers]

“Evaluating the Long-Run Impacts of the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Domestic Airline Travel,” Applied Economics, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2006, pp. 363-370 [with S. Blunk and D. Clark].

“Do Lower Mortgage Rates mean Higher Housing Prices?,” Applied Economics, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2004, pp. 305-313 [with F. Nourzad].

“Gasoline Prices, State Gasoline Excise Taxes and the Size of Urban Areas,” Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 20, No. 1, 2004, pp. 33-41.