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John T. King

Professor of Economics


  • Ph.D. (Economics), Vanderbilt University, 2001
  • MA (Economics), Vanderbilt University, 2000
  • BA (Economics), Western Kentucky University, 1996

Areas of Specialization

  • Industrial Organization
  • Public Finance


John King, Ph.D., is a professor of economics at Georgia Southern University. He earned his Ph.D. and MA degrees in economics from Vanderbilt University and his BA in economics from Western Kentucky University. King has been at Georgia Southern University, where he teaches courses in microeconomics and industrial organization, since 2002. Before coming to Georgia Southern, he taught courses at Duke University, Elon University, and Vanderbilt University. His published research includes applied and theoretical articles on firm and consumer decision making under a variety of market conditions and informational assumptions as well as economics pedagogy. He was the 2008 recipient of the T.J. Morris, Jr. Faculty Award for Excellence in Research in the Parker College of Business.

Office Location

Parker College of Business room 3334
Phone: 912-478-0388


Curriculum Vitae

Last updated: 3/24/2022