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Bruce Howard, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics Emeritus

On Faculty since 1980

In conjunction with his teaching career, Dr. Howard maintains an active professional association with Tyndale House Publishers serving on their Board of Directors. Dr. Howard also serves on the Advisory Board of Performance Trust. He has work experience in health care administration and banking. Dr. Howard has traveled to Kazakhstan to teach and present papers at Kazak-American Free University and University of Kazakhstan.

Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Economics, 1989

Northern Illinois University
M.S., Administration-Accountancy, 1977

Wheaton College
B.A., Economics, 1974

  • Housing
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Interest Rates
  • Taxation
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants: member
  • Christian Business Faculty Association: member
  • Accounting Principles
  • Finance Principles
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Money & Banking
  • Microeconomic Principles

Dr. Howard's current research explores the impact of interest rates on consumer behavior with respect to the use of debt to fund purchases of consumer durables and housing. He has an interest on the impact of taxation at the state and local level. For the last several years, he has been studying the historical underpinnings of societal values as they relate to ordering of economic activity.

Who’s Running Corporate America?, Journal of Business & Economics Research
Bruce Howard, 2010

Getting A Grip On Your Finances, Networking, The Episcopal Network for Stewardship
Bruce Howard, 2005

Say Goodbye to Greed: 3 Great Ways to Do More For Others and More For Yourself, Catholic Digest
Bruce Howard, 2005

I Want to Invest, but Where Do I Start?, Christianity Today
Bruce Howard, 2004

Getting A Grip On Your Finances, Christianity Today
Bruce Howard, 2004


Better Buy-ology

Carl R. Hendrickson Professor of Business Dr. Bruce Howard '74 explores the ways we can become intentional in our economic choices and bring God-honoring values to the marketplace.


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