Andrew Yuengert                Pepperdine University    






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      Andrew M. Yuengert is a Professor of Economics at Seaver College, Pepperdine University. Professor Yuengert holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Virginia and a PhD in economics from Yale University. He has taught economics at Pepperdine for fifteen years. Before coming to Pepperdine, he taught at Bates College in Maine, and was a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

            Professor Yuengert has made research contributions in several fields: economic philosophy, Catholic Social Teaching, the empirical study of religion, labor economics, and finance. He is a former President of the Association of Christian Economists, and currently serves as editor of its journal, Faith & Economics.  Recent books include The Boundaries of Technique: Ordering Positive and Normative Concerns in Economic Research, from Lexington Books, and Inhabiting the Land: the Case for the Right to Migrate, published by the Acton Institute for Religion and Liberty.  He is currently researching a book on relationship between economic theories of choice and the Aristotelian concept of practical wisdom.

      Professor Yuengert lives in Moorpark, California with his wife Elizabeth and their three children: Rachel, Aaron, and Joseph.