Christine A. Loucks, PhD
Dr. Loucks joined the Department of Economics within the College of Business and Economics at Boise State University in 1989. She teaches principles and intermediate macroeconomics and money and banking. Her areas of interest in research are banking regulation, the influence of political action committees on the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate, early childhood education, and non-profits. She has a long history of service to the College of Business and Economics, the University, and the community including time spent on committees such as the Volunteer Services Advisory Board, the Service Learning Advisory Board, the Faculty Senate, the Women's Center Advisory Board, the Distinguished Lecture Series Committee, the Intercollegiate Advisory Committee, and the College of Business and Economics Scholarship Committee. Within the community, she serves on the Board of Directors for Life's Kitchen and Idaho Voices for Children and on the Advisory Board for Idaho Kids Count.
- PhD, Economics, Washington State University; MA, Economics, Washington State University; BBA, Business Economics, Boise State University
- Her research interests are in the area of regulation and public policy. She has published articles and given presentations dealing with the effects of regulation in the banking industry and the relationship between political action committee contributions and membership on the relevant House and Senate oversight committees. She is also interested in non-profits and contributions to non-profits.
- "The Importance of Committee Assignment: Health Care Industry Political Action Committee Contributions and the House of Representatives", (with Randall W. Bennett), forthcoming, contemporary Economic Policy; "PAC Contributions from Sectors of the Financial Services Industry, 1998-2002", (with Randall W. Bennett), Atlantic Economic Journal, 36:407-419, (published online 24 August 2008)
- Honored Faculty of Top Ten Scholar, Dan Simenc, 2009; Honored Faculty for Michael Gibbons, Department of Economics, COBE Outstanding Graduate, 2008; Honored Faculty of Top Ten Scholar, Katie Street, 2007; Honored Faculty for Katie Street, Department of Economics, COBE Outstanding Graduate, 2007; Faculty Partner Award Nomination, Office of Student Affairs, 2006
Current Courses: Summer 2013
|Course||Room & Times|
|ECON 201-1: Principles of Macroeconomics||MBEB1210|
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 9:45AM-11:45AM
|ECON 202-1: Principles of Microeconomics||MBEB1210|
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 12:00PM-2:00PM