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Gregory Chase, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics/Finance
Office Main Hall 253 Work Phone: 304.336.8536

Biography

Degrees:

  • PhD, Major: International Economics/Minor: Finance, Kent State University
  • MBA, Business, University of Central Florida
  • BBA, Major: Business/Minor: Finance, Eastern Michigan University

 

Publications:

  • International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance, 2018, Title: Microfinance in the Philippines: A Case Study, Vol. 12, No. 1.
  • Journal of International Business Research and Marketing, 2016, Title: Freedom of Religion, Religiosity, and GDP per Capita, Vol. 1, Issue 5.
  • Journal of Business and Economics, 2015, Title: Religiosity, Attendance of Religious Activities and Economic Growth in the US, Vol. 6, No. 12.
  • Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines, 2014, Title: Religiosity, Corruption, and Economic Growth, Vol. 1, Issue 3.
  • International Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 2010, Title: Religion’s Impact on Corruption, Summer, Vol. 5, No. 1.
  • Business Research Yearbook, 2010, Title: The Impact of the Interactions of Economic, Religious, Political and Civil Freedoms on Economic Growth, Vol. 17.
  • Cato Journal, 2005, with Ilan Alon, Title: Religious Freedom and Economic Prosperity, Spring/Summer, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 399-406.
  • Business Research Yearbook 2005, Title: Religious and Economic Freedom: Is It Enough? Vol. 12.
  • Business Research Yearbook 2004, with Ilan Alon, Title: Some Evidence on Religious and Economic Freedoms Impact on Economic Growth, Vol. 11.
  • Journal of Tourism Studies, December 2003, with David McKee, The Economic Impact of Cruise Tourism on Jamaica, Vol. 14, No. 2.
  • Anatolia, Summer 2002, with Ilan Alon, Title: A Model to Evaluate the Economic Impact of Cruise Tourism (Lead Article), Vol. 13:1.

 

 Conferences:

  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), October 2018, Title: Moral Freedom and Economic Growth. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), October 2017, Title: Changes in Religious Freedom and Economic Growth. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), October 2016, Title: Microfinance in the Philippines: A Case Study. New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • International Academy of Business Disciplines, March 2016, Title: Religiosity, Freedom of Religion, and Income per Capita. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), October 2015, Title: Benefits from Charging In-State and Out-of-State MBA Students the Same Tuition Rate: Some Evidence from the West College of Business MBA Program at West Liberty University. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • International Academy of Business Disciplines, March 2015, Title: Religiosity and Economic Growth in the US by State. Orlando, Florida.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), October, 2014, Title: Type of Religion and Intensity of Belief Impact on Economic Growth. Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • International Academy of Business Disciplines, April 2014, Title: Religiosity, Corruption, and Economic Growth, San Diego, California.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), July 2013, Title: The Impact of Religious Freedom and Corruption on Economic Growth. Istanbul, Turkey.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), January 2011, with Marc Cool, Title: Mass Customization of an MBA Program at a Small University. Orlando, Florida.
  • International Academy of Business Disciplines, April 2010, Title: The Impact of the Interactions of Economic, Religious, Political and Civil Freedoms on Economic Growth: Is It Enough? Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), January 2010, Title: Corruption, Religious Freedom, and Economic Growth; Orlando, Florida
  • US Embassy – International Resource Center, March 2009, Title: The Global Financial Crisis: Causes and Effects; Chisinau, Moldova.
  • International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) January 2009, with Fang Yang, Title: The Influence of Religion on Microfinance; Orlando, Florida
  • International Academy of Business Disciplines, April 2005, Title: Religious and Economic Freedom: Is It Enough? Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
  • International Academy of Business Disciplines, March 2004, with Ilan Alon, Title: Some Evidence on Religious and Economic Freedoms Impact on Economic Growth; San Antonio, Texas.
  • Federation of Business Disciplines, March 2004, with Ilan Alon, Title: Religious Freedom and Prosperity: Is there are Relationship? Orlando, Florida.
  • Caribbean Studies Association, May 2003, with Elaine Potoker, Title: The Caribbean Basin Initiative: 20 Years Later; Belize City, Belize.
  • International Academy of Business Disciplines, April 2003, Title: Tourism’s Impact on Government Expenditures: A Cross-Sectional Study of Several Small Caribbean Island Nations; Orlando, Florida.
  • Caribbean Studies Association, May 2002, Title: The Economic Impact of Cruise Ships: Some Evidence from the Bahamas; Nassau, Bahamas.
  • American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, February 2002, Title: A Contribution to Understanding the Economic Impact of Cruise Ships in the Caribbean Basin Region: Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Awards and Grants:

  • Executive Fellowship – West Liberty University – Fall 2014 – Spring 2015
  • Outstanding Paper – IABPAD Conference– January 2010, Orlando, Florida
  • Fulbright Scholarship to Moldova –Spring 2009

 

Committees:

  • Graduate Studies Policy and Standards Committee
  • Graduate Studies Student Review Committee
  • Graduate Studies Research and Development Committee
  • Assessment Committee
  • International Education Committee
  • Instructional Technology Committee
  • Institutional Review Board
  • Chairman Curriculum Committee
  • New Online Teaching Platform Evaluation Committee
  • ACBSP Accreditation Committee
  • Chairman Dean Search Committee
  • Chairman MBA Development Committee
  • Faculty Senate
  • Online Policy Committee
  • Faculty Promotion Committee
  • Faculty Award Committee
  • Faculty Evaluation Committee

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Economic Association