James LeSage

James LeSage

Professor and Endowed Chair,
Department of Finance and Economics
Texas State University at San Marcos
Editorial Board, Geographical Analysis and Review of Regional Studies
Faculty Affiliate and Web Book Author, Regional Research Institute


Ph.D., Economics, Boston College,  1983
M.A., Economics, University of Toledo, 1977
B.A., Economics, University of Toledo,

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests:

Bayesian econometrics
Bayesian regional labor market forecasting
Bayesian spatial econometrics


James K. Larson Award for Outstanding Career Achievement by a University of Toledo Honors Proram Graduate, 2007
Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, McCoy College of Busines, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2007-2008
Outstanding Research Award, Department of Finance and Economics, Texas State University-San Marcos, 2007-2008
University of Toledo Outstanding Researcher Award, 2002-2003
UT College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Merit Award, 1996, 1993, 1990
UT, College of Arts and Sciences Interdisciplinary Teaching Fellowship Award, 1992
UT Foundation Program Excellence Award, 1991

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