Fall 2014 Office Hours


11:30-12:30 PM




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
My Classes

ECON 102:
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 problems of employment, price stability, growth, and international economic policy. Prerequisites: ECON 101.

ECON 293:
Honors Seminar in Economics I

    This is the first 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 focuses on research methods and the development of an appropriate research question. The student will prepare a high quality literature review covering recent developments on the selected topic. The literature review will be the foundation for independent original research on the selected topic. Additionally students will begin collecting the data necessary to undertake an original research project. Prerequisites: ECON 210 or ECON 212, ECON 307, a 3.3 GPA in economics courses and a cumulative GPA of 3.3 overall. Permission of supervising instructor is required. Offered every fall semester when demand is sufficient

ECON 330:
Public Finance

    A study of public revenue and expenditures at the local, state, and federal government levels. Emphasis is given to principles of taxation, tax systems, budgeting theory and procedure, intergovernmental fiscal relations, and debt management. Prerequisites: ECON 210 and junior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered every other year