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Business Faculty

Dr. Gary E. MarcheDr. Gary E. Marché

Associate Professor, Business Economics
Herrington Hall, Room 116
918-343-7519
gmarche@rsu.edu

 

 

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
    Public Finance, Policy Analysis, and Program Evaluation, International Trade and Finance, Comparative Economic Systems, and Management Information Systems
    1998
  • M.A., Economics
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
    International Economics, Development Economics, Monetary Policy
    1978
  • B.S., Economics
    Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
    1975

Qualifications

  • Ph.D., Economics with a wide range of expertise including microeconomic theory, law and economics, public finance, program evaluation and policy analysis, international economics, MIS, and econometrics. 
  • To date, have published six articles in journals and newspapers, three textbooks, and made eleven presentations at institutes and associations. Subjects have included studies of metropolitan police unit productivity, homicide, and crime from the point of view of economics, phasis analysis, drug usage patterns, and police corruption.

Professional Experience

  • 2006-Present: Associate Professor, Department of Business (with tenure)
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
    Teach courses in economics, develop new courses and curricula, serve on departmental and university committees including hiring committees, conduct research, support student activities, and mentor new faculty.
  • 2001-2005: Assistant Professor, Department of Business
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
    Taught courses in economics, develop new courses and curricula, serve on departmental and university committees including hiring committees, conduct research, support student activities, and develop the quarterly publication "Economic Indicators” for the RSU Center for Economic & Community Development.
  • 1999-2000: Social Science Research Analyst
    Bureau of Research/Office of Policy, ODRC
    Gained interdisciplinary experience, managed large database, produced several large number reports, conducted extensive computer programming, evaluated private v. public prison efficiency, and processed numerous information requests.
  • 1999: Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics
    Otterbein College
    Taught Intermediate Macroeconomics.
  • 1998-1999: Adjunct Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Columbus State Community College
    Taught Microeconomics and Macroeconomics.
  • 1989-1995: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Finance
    Arkansas State University
    Taught courses in Public Finance, Advanced Business Cycles and Forecasting, International Trade, Macroeconomic Analysis, Micro- and Macroeconomics, and Business Statistics.
  • 1988-1989: Assistant Professor
    Francis Marion College
    Taught courses in Decision Support Systems, Micro- and Macroeconomics, and Management Science.
  • 1984-1988: Instructor
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
    Taught a variety of undergraduate courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Comparative Economic Systems, and a Graduate Seminar in Managerial Economics.
  • Earlier work included Economist (Intern) with the Nebraska Department of Energy that involved a program evaluation (1986) and as a Program Evaluator with The Attention Center in Lincoln, Nebraska (1984).  Also served in the United States Navy (1980-90) as a Navy Reserve Officer (1984-90) and as a Gunnery/Legal Officer, USNR, USS TATTNALL (DDG-19). 

Professional Affiliations

  • Co-editor, Southwestern Economic Review and Proceedings (January 1992-Spring 1995)
  • Alpha Chapter Advisor, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Arkansas State University (1990-95)
  • Chairman, College of Business Professional Faculty Development Committee, Arkansas State University (1993-94)
  • Expert Witness, work includes divorce cases and forensic economic research(Since May 1995)
  • Discussant Service Provider at meetings of SEDSI, AEA, and SSSA
  • Brownie Scout Troop (No. 1907) Co-leader, Hilliard Service Area, Hilliard, Ohio (since September 2000)
  • PTO screening committee for new principal applicants, Hilliard City Schools, Hilliard, Ohio(January 2001)
  • Chair, microeconomics session, Southwestern Society of Economics Meetings, Orlando, FL (March 2004)

Honors and Awards

  • Semester Honors with 4.0/4.0 GPA in 15 semester hours (2nd semester, 1974-75).

Memberships

  • The American Economics Association
  • Omicron Delta Epsilon (The International Honor Society in Economics)

Published Research

  • Marché, Gary E., "Integrity, Culture, and Scale: An Empirical Test of the Big Bad Police Agency,” CRIME, LAW, AND SOCIAL CHANGE, v51, n5/June, 2009, P463 – 486.
  • Marché, Gary E., "Integrity, Culture, and Scale: An Empirical Test of the Big Bad Police Agency,”; CRIME, LAW, AND SOCIAL CHANGE, v51, n5/June, 2009, P463 – 486.
  • Marché, Gary E., "Aggregation Bias and Economies of Scale in the Metropolitan Police Unit Production Function,” REVIEW OF SOCIAL ECONOMY, vL (Summer 1992): 87-105.
  • Marché, Gary E., "The Production of Homicide Solutions: An Empirical Analysis,” THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY, v53 (October   1994): 385-401.
  • Marché, Gary E., "The Production of Homicide Solutions: An Empirical Analysis,”  Reprinted in CRIMINAL  JUSTICE/NCCD COLLECTION, Rutgers Campus at Newark, S.I. Newhouse Center for Law   and Justice, 15 Washington     Street, 4th Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102 (1995). 
  • Marché, Gary E., "The Production of Homicide Solutions: An Empirical Analysis,” Abstracted in CRIMINAL JUSTICE  ABSTRACTS, 1995.
  • Marché, Gary E., "And, Injustice for Some:  Corrupt Exchange and the Risk-Averse Official,”  AMERICAN REVIEW OF POLITICAL ECONOMY,  v2 (September 2004):77-98.

Textbooks

  • Marché, Gary E., Murder as a Business Decision:  An Economic Analysis of Criminal Phenomena.  Bethesda, Austin and Winfield, Publishers, 1998.  ISBN 1-57292-120-X.
  • Marché, Gary E., Murder as a Business Decision:  An Economic Analysis of Criminal Phenomena.  Second Edition.   Lanham, Md. and Oxford:  University Press of America, 2002.  ISBN 0-7618-2398-0.
  • Marché, Gary E., Murder as a Business Decision:  An Economic Analysis of Criminal Phenomena.  Japanese edition published by Bokutakusha Publishing Company, Japan, 2006.  (Japanese translation by the University of Tokyo, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, Japan)

Newspaper Articles

  • Marché, Gary E., "Economist Takes Look at Crime,” THE JONESBORO SUN, November 13, 1994 sec. D, page. 9.

Presentations

  • "PHASIS ANALYSIS: A New Tool of Analysis for Management Information Systems.” Presented and published in the PROCEEDINGS of the Southeast Region of the Decision Sciences Institute, February 21, 1992.  Written by Gary E. Marché.
  • "Crime Specific Clearance Rates and Deterrence: A Sensitivity Analysis.” Presented at the Midsouth Academy of Economics and Finance meetings, February 11, 1993.  Written by Gary. E. Marché.
  • "Homicide Solutions: An Empirical Analysis of the Determining Factors.”  Presented at the Southwestern Social Science Association meetings, April 1, 1994.  Written by Gary E. Marché.
  • "Mending a Hole in the Police Dragnet: A Criminal Profile for Rationally-Motivated Homicides.”  Presented at the Midwest Economic Association meetings, April 1, 1995, and the National Academy of Forensic Examiners, August 3, 1995. Written by Gary E. Marché.
  • "The Effects of Income, Tastes, and Expectations of the Demand for Illegal Drugs.”  Presented at the American Economic Association meetings, January 5, 1996. Written by Gary E. Marché.
  • "The Non-price Determinants of the Demand for Illegal Drugs Among Criminal Offenders.”  Presented at the American Society of Criminology meetings, November 11, 1998.  Written by Gary E. Marché.
  • "The Comparative Advantage of Economics in Homicide Investigation:  A Case  Example.”  Presented at the Academy of Criminal Justice Science meetings in Washington, D. C. on April 4, 2001, written by Gary E. Marché.
  • "Crime Among Friends:  Corrupt Exchange as a means of Loss Avoidance.”  Presented at the Southwestern Society of Economists meetings in Houston, Texas in March 2003. written by Gary E. Marché
  • "Homicides Explained by Economic Choice Theory.”  Presented at the Southwestern Society of Economics meetings in Orlando, Florida on March 5, 2004. written by Gary E. Marché
  • "Police Corruption as a Diseconomy of Scale.”  Presented at the Southwestern Society of Economics meetings in Dallas, Texas on March 3, 2005. written by Gary E. Marché
  • "Deterrence and the Death Penalty:  An Empirical Analysis of Individual Offender Data.”  Presented at the Southwestern Society of Economics meetings in Houston, Texas on March 7, 2008.  Written by Gary E. Marché.

Research Grant Awards

  • Marché, Gary E.,  "Homicide Occurrences Explained by Economic Choice Theory.”  Amount Awarded: $2,984.00.

Working Papers

  • Marché, Gary E., "Integrity, Culture and Scale:  An Empirical Test of the Big Bad Police Agency.”  Under Review.
  • Marché, Gary E., "Deterrence and Unintended Consequences of the Death Penalty:  An Empirical Analysis of Individual Offender Data.”  Working Paper to be Presented at the Southwest Society of Economist meetings, Houston, Texas, March 2008.