Associate Dean, Programs and Student Services
Ph.D., Economics, University of Kentucky, 1975
M.A., Economics, University of Kentucky, 1971
B.A., Business Administration, Bellarmine College, 1968
On January 1, 2001, Gerald J. Lynch assumed his new position as Associate Dean for Programs and Student Services in the Krannert School of Management. His major duties are to oversee the Undergraduate and Professional Master’s Program and coordinates the direction and improvements in these programs.
Professor Lynch’s major areas of interest are monetary theory and policy and international trade and finance. He has co-authored three books: Economics, for International Thomson Publishing Company, Macroeconomics for Addison Wesley, and Food, Policy, and Politics for Westview Press. He has published a number of articles including “Velocity and the Variability of Anticipated and Unanticipated Money Growth: A Cross-Country Comparison,” Applied Economic Letters (1995); “The Principles Course Revisited,” American Economic Review (May 1989); “Currency, Marginal Tax Rates and the Underground Economy,” Journal of Economics and Business (February 1985); “The Impact of Tax Indexing on Housing Demand,” Financial Analysts Journal (March/April 1985); and “An Empirical Analysis of State Unemployment Rates in the 1970s” (with Tom Hyclak), Journal of Regional Science (November 1980).
Professor Lynch has extensive consulting and speaking experience for firms such as CoBank, Sears, Wabash National Corp., Caterpillar, TRW, Brown & Williamson Tobacco, BATUS, and Bank One. He also has participated in the Krannert Executive Education Programs, including work for General Electric, Pioneer Seed Co., and the Indiana Farm Bureau Cooperative.