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Chris Annala

Professor of Economics

School of Business

South Hall 117D
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Faculty Information


  • B.A. in Economics, California State University, Chico, 1995
  • Ph. D. in Economics, Washington State University, 2000

Research Interests

Professor Annala has research interests in Public Finance, Sports Economics, and Environmental Economics.


  • American Economic Association
  • Midwest Economic Association
  • National Tax Association
  • Business Research Consortium
Spring 2015 Classes

ECON 112:
Introductory Macroeconomics

    A survey introduction to macroeconomics with emphasis on the concepts of national income accounting, consumption, investment, money and banking, and income determination. Attention is given to the pro
    blems of employment, price stability, growth, and international economic policy. Prerequisite: ECON 110.
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ECON 345:
Economics of Sports

    This course applies the principles of microeconomics and statistics to the industries of professional and amateur sports. The topics include league structure, team decision-making, labor-relations, i
    ncentive structures, and stadium financing and the role of public policy. The course is designed to illuminate economic principles foremost, using sports as a convenient vehicle to represent these ideas. Prerequisites: ECON 205, ECON 210, and junior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered every year.
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ECON 393:
Honors Seminar in Economics II

    This is the second in a two course sequence leading to graduation with Honors in Economics. Topics will vary based on the interests of the student and the approval of the instructor. This course foc
    uses on applied economic research. Based on the literature review developed in ECON 293, students will collect and analyze economic data. Students will discuss and present the findings of their research. Prerequisites: A grade of B or better in ECON 293 and permission of supervising instructor. Offered every spring semester when demand is sufficient
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