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Ronald W. Batchelder Faculty Profile

Ronald W. Batchelder

Professor of Economics
Social Science Division, Seaver College
APC 239


  • PhD, Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BA, Economics, University of California, Berkeley


  • Duncan Black Prize for Best Paper of the Year by a Senior Scholar in Public Choice, 2013.
  • Howard White Memorial Teaching Award, (Seaver College, Pepperdine University), 1995.


  • Economic theory of legal institutions
  • Efficient government policy
  • International financial institutions


  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Comparative Economic Systems
  • Money and Banking
  • International Trade and Finance
  • Economic Analysis of Legal Institutions