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Associate Dean for Curriculum and Assessment; Professor of Biology; Chair of Economics
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
3 Ways to Experience Your Education
All economics majors undertake original research, whether it's part of a class, senior seminar, independent study, or Honors project. Sometimes, that research is focused on big issues, like airline pricing, teenage pregnancy rates across states, or life expectancies across countries. Other research is pretty narrow—like a comparison of beer pricing in Galesburg. Here are a few projects our students have recently completed:
There are many off-campus programs for students interested in studying economics. You can learn about international job market studying at the University of Copenhagen, or explore the industrial life of Europe with the London School of Economics. Students can also participate in StartUp Term here at Knox and learn the ropes of real entrepreneurial practice from accomplished professors and mentors.
Keith is an expert on international trade and finance and has been a lead economist at the World Bank. He recently made a presentation to the Colorado Knox Club about what it was like to be the chief economist for the U.S. State Department during the Trump Administration.
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Keith Maskus '76