The Betty Doran Stangle Professor of Economics
The Betty Doran Stangle Professorship in Applied Economics was established by Emily Siegal Stangle ’72 and Bruce Stangle ’70. The chair is named in honor of Mr. Stangle’s mother, Betty Doran Stangle, and is awarded to a tenured faculty member in the Department of Economics whose work in teaching and research is exemplary.
Daniel Riera-Crichton, Professor of Economics
Daniel Riera-Crichton joined the Bates Department of Economics in 2002, after having taught at Vassar, UC Santa Cruz, and San Francisco State. A macroeconomist, he teaches Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory, The World Economy, International Financial Stability, Time-Series Econometrics, and the Senior Thesis Seminar in Economics. His research interests include international finance, open macroeconomics, applied econometrics, and monetary economics, and in particular, financial integration, commodity price shocks, real exchange rates, international reserves, and fiscal policy. He has held research positions at the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the Bank of Korea, and he has been a visiting faculty member at the University of Yonsei (South Korea). In his many journal articles, book chapters, and working papers he has investigated the mechanism of global financial transmissions, the impact of external crises on banking, and the relationship between economic stress and macroeconomic development. He is the co-chair of the Department of Economics.