Spring 2019:

ECON 301 Money and Banking, MC 103, T, R 8:30-9:50 am

SAL 697 Business of Coaching, MC 103, W 6:00-9:00 pm

Student Hours:

T, R 10 to 11 am or by appt.



Robert E. Wright

 Nef Family Chair of Political Economy
Director of the Thomas Willing Institute
Division of Social Science
 Madsen Center 236 
Augustana University
2001 South Summit Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57197  
Email is always best.





Personal Blog

Amazon page

Wikipedia page 




My classes are designed to enhance the way students interpret the economic aspects of their world. Information ingestion for later regurgitation is strictly forbidden.






Personal Favorites:

Band: Led Zeppelin (M, W, F)

Pink Floyd (T, Th, Sat.)

Chicago (Sun.)

Cartoon: The Simpsons

Color: royal purple (#6B3FA0)

Fake News Program: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Precious metal: gold (Au)

Prayer: Alexander Pope’s

Universal Prayer

Sense of humor: satire

Sport: baseball (spring and summer)

football (fall and winter)

ice hockey (Feb. and March)

Television show: Life Below Zero



Data Resources:

Early American

1) Securities prices

2) Government bondholders

3) Corporations

4) Other Data (lots, some mine)




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