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Eric Tymoigne

Associate Professor of Economics

J.R. Howard Hall

Eric Tymoigne is an Associate Professor of Economics at Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon; and Research Associate at the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. His areas of teaching and research include macroeconomics, money and banking, and monetary economics.


Econ 100: Principles of Economics
Econ 103: Statistics
Econ 220: The Financial System and the Economy
Econ 250: Radical Political Economy
Econ 302: Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Econ 320: Modern Money, Banking and The Macroeconomy
Econ 402: Advanced Macroeconomics
Econ 433: Senior Seminar

Professional Experience

2015- : Associate Professor of Economics, Lewis & Clark College
2006- : Research Associate, Levy Economics Institute
2009-2015: Assistant Professor of Economics, Lewis & Clark College 
2006-2009: Assistant Professor of Economics, California State University, Fresno
2004-2006: Instructor, University of Missouri – Kansas City
2001-2004: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri – Kansas City





Contributions in Edited Books:

  • A Financial Analysis of Monetary Systems.” In Papadimitriou, D.P (ed.) Contributions to Economic Theory, Policy, Development and Finance. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2014.
  • “Financial Stability, Regulatory Buffers, and Economic Growth after the Great Recession: Some Regulatory Implications.” In Whalen, C.J. (ed.), Financial Instability and Economic Security after the Great Recession, Northampton: Edward Elgar. 2011.
  • “Engineering Pyramid Ponzi Finance: The Evolution of Private Finance from 1970–2008 and Implications for Regulation.” In J. Leclaire, T.-H. Jo, and J. Knodell (eds.) Heterodox Analysis of Financial Crisis and Reform, Northampton: Edward Elgar. 2011.
  • “Minsky and Economic Policy: ‘Keynesianism’ all over again?” In Papadimitriou, D. and L.R. Wray (eds.), The Elgar Companion to Hyman P. Minsky. Northampton: Edward Elgar. 2010.
  • “The Financial Crisis: Subprime or Systemic?” In Gregoriou, G. N. (ed.) Banking Crisis. London: Taylor and Francis. 2010.
  • “Macroeconomics Meets Hyman P. Minsky: The Financial Theory of Investment.” (With L. R. Wray) In Fontana and Setterfield (eds.) Macroeconomic Theory and Macroeconomic Pedagogy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 2009.
  • “Money: An Alternative Story.” (With L. R. Wray) In Arestis, P. and M. Sawyer (eds.), Handbook of Alternative Monetary Economics: 1-16. Northampton: Edward Elgar. 2006
  • “Deflation.” In Beckert, J. and M. Zafirovsky (eds.), The International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology, 132-134. London: Routledge. 2005.
  • “Expectations.” In King, J. (ed.), The Elgar Companion to Post Keynesian Economics, 135-141. Northampton: Edward Elgar. 2003.

Book Reviews:

  • Harvesting Gold by Hammes, D.L. EH.Net.
  • Guardians of Finance by Barth J.R., Caprio Jr, G., and Levine, R. Journal of Economic Issues, 47 (1), March 2013.
  • Safeguarding Financial Stability by Schinasi, G.J. Journal of Economic Issues, 41 (1), March 2007
  • Central Banking in the Modern World by Lavoie, M. and M. Seccareccia (eds.). Journal of Economic Issues, 40 (1), March 2006
  • Making Money by Crow, J. Journal of Economic Issues, 38 (1), March 2004
  • The Fed by Mayer, M. Journal of Economic Issues, 37 (1), March 2003

Academic Credentials

PhD University of Missouri-Kansas City 2006, M.A. Université Paris 9, Dauphine 2000, BA Université de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest 1999

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Eric Tymoigne Associate Professor of Economics

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