Dr. Ismail M. Cole : CAL U

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Dr. Ismail M. Cole


  • B.A.: Economics, Harvard College
  • M.A.: Economics, Tufts University
  • Ph.D.: Economics, University of Pittsburgh


  • Elements of Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Labor Economics
  • Business, Society and Government
  • Applied Economics

Research Interests

Dr. Cole's research interests continue to evolve and are currently focused on “The Role of Entrepreneurship in Regional Economic Development”, and on issues relating to forensic economics and international trade.

He has published in peer-reviewed journals such as:

  • Cato Institute's Journal of Public Policy Analysis
  • Review of Regional Studies
  • Applied Economics
  • Japan and the World Economy: International Journal of Theory and Policy
  • Atlantic Economic Journal
  • Journal of Forensic Economics

Professional Memberships

  • The Eastern Economic Association
  • The Regional Science Association
  • The National Association of Forensic Economists

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Business and Economics

Academic Program(s)

  • M.S. Business Administration
  • B.S. Business Administration
  • A.S. Accounting

Contact Information



Watkins Hall 324


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