Fred DeKay PhD
Gamma Sigma Society
PhD, Economics, Johns Hopkins University
economy, John Hopkins University
BA, Economics, magna cum laude,
University of Washington
505 - Winter 2014
330 - Winter 2013
After working for several years as an
economic consultant providing demand forecasts for utilities, Fred DeKay was
appointed to a full time faculty position in the Albers School in 1980. Prior
to that appointment he had a half-time position at Seattle University in
1978-79. He served as associate dean and acting dean from 1987 to 2000. In
2000, he spent a year as vice president of Operations for an internet company.
He teaches macroeconomics for the undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA
programs and teaches statistics and risk assessment for the grad program. Dr.
DeKay's cross disciplinary research has been in the areas of hospitality
management and economic development and appears in the Cornell HRA Quarterly,
Tourism Analysis and Economic Development Journal. He is the faculty advisor
for the Albers Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter and consults with local attorneys as an
expert witness in economic and statistics issues and provides economic and
statistical consulting services to local businesses.