Social Science Division
Meet the Faculty
Andrew M. Yuengert, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
Division: Social Science Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) 236
Phone: (310) 506-4380
- Ph.D., Economics, Yale University
- B.A., Economics, University of Virginia
- MPP 643 Immigration Policy
- Introductory Microeconomics
- Intermediate Microeconomics
- Labor Economics
- Intermediate Macroeconomics
- Managerial Economics
- American Economics Association
- Association of Christian Economists
- Association for Social Economics
- Society of Catholic Social Scientists
- The Philadelphia Society
- Catholic Social Teaching
- Economic Philosophy
- Ethics and Economy Theory
- Immigration Policy
- Labor Economics
- The Boundaries of Technique: Ordering Positive and Normative Concerns in Economic Research (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2004).
- Inhabiting the Land: The Case for the Right to Migrate, Monograph, Christian Social Thought Series, Center for Economic Personalism, 2004., 1999
- Prudence and Development Ethics, in New Directions in Development Ethics: Essays in Honor of Denis Goulet, eds. Charles K. Wilber and Amitava Krishna Dutt (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, forthcoming).
- Free Markets and the Culture of Consumption, in Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy, ed. Philip Booth (London: Institute for Economic Analysis, 2007).
- From Prophecy to Policy: Bishops, Prudence, and Immigration Politics, University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Summer 2006.
- The Multiple Purposes of Models: The Case of Rational Addiction, Journal of Economic Methodology, March 2006.
- International Migration and the Universal Common Good, The Journal for Peace and Justice Studies, Spring 2004.
- Why Did the Economist Cross the Road? The Hierarchical Logic of Ethical and Economic Reasoning, Economics and Philosophy, October 2002.
- The Common Good for Economists, Faith and Economics, Fall 2001.
- Do Bishops Matter? A Cross-sectional Study of Ordinations to the Roman Catholic Priesthood by Diocese, Review of Religious Research, Spring, 2001.
- Rational Choice with Passion: Virtue in a Model of Rational Addiction, Review of Social Economy, March, 2001.
- Catholic Social Teaching and Economics on Immigration, Journal of Markets and Morality, Spring 2000.
- The Uses of Economics in Papal Encyclicals, in Religion and Economics: Normative Social Theory, eds. James Dean and A.M.C. Waterman (Kluwer Press, 1999).
- Free Markets and Character, Catholic Social Science Review, Fall 1996.
- Testing Hypotheses of Immigrant Self-Employment, Journal of Human Resources, Winter 1995.
- Immigrant Earnings, Relative to What? The Importance of Earnings Function Specification and Comparison Points, Journal of Applied Econometrics, February 1994.
- The Measurement of Efficiency in Life Insurance: Estimates of a Mixed Normal-Gamma Error Model, Journal of Banking and Finance, April 1993.