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John B. Shepherd

Senior Lecturer, Economics
MSC, University of Reading, 1972
M.Sc, London School of Economics, 1971
B.S. Econ, University of Wales, 1970
Office: Adamian Academic Center 193 | 781.891._2476 |

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Previously taught at Northeastern University, and in the British private school system. Other experience includes the computing industry and consultancy work to the building materials industry. Main teaching areas: macroeconomics, microeconomics, Financial markets and institutions. Areas of interest are: monetary and fiscal policy, financial markets, political economy, European integration and the use of technology in education.

Teaching Interests

Educational delivery and testing; Interdisciplinary learning

Research Interests

Changing nature of the firm; Internal markets; Technology in education; Leisure sector Massachusetts

Consulting/Practice Interests

Market forecasting; Educational technology; Small business co-owner

Awards and Honors

2014, Hartnett Prize for best business plan, Hartnett foundation
2013, Exemplary Performance award, Bentley university
2012, Hartnett prize, Hartnett family



Department Service
Library Liaison
Mentor (Faculty) for Service learning center, 2017 - Present

University Service
Mentor (Faculty) for Conversation Partners, 2014 - 2016