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Fisher Economist to be published in Atlantic Economic Journal

September 20, 2016

Dr. Gary E. Maggs, professor of economics at St. John Fisher College, and Dr. Ben L. Kyer, professor of economics at Francis Marion University in South Carolina, have had their paper, “American Experience with Double Dip Recession in the Early 1980s,” accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Atlantic Economic Journal.

Gary Maggs

Gary Maggs

The purpose of this paper was to provide an unambiguous definition of double-dip recession and then apply this definition to data for the American economy in the early 1980s. The researchers’ results correct the casual and they believe inaccurate reference to this entire time period as one of double-dip recession.