Niles C. Schoening, Ph.D.

Niles C. Schoening, Ph.D.
Economics

 

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Professor Emeritus

Office: 374 BAB
Phone:256.824.7314

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, (1983)
  • Master of City and Regional Planning, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, (1969)
  • B.A., Columbia University, New York, (1967)

Fields of Specialization

  • Regional Economics
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics and Finance

Experience

  • Professor of Economics and Director Bureau of Business and Economic Research East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee January, 1996 to December, 1996
  • Professor of Economics University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama September, 1995 to December, 1995
  • Associate Professor of Economics University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama September, 1987 to September, 1995
  • Chairman, Department of Economics and Finance University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama September,1988 to September, 1991
  • Director, Center for Management and Economic Research University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama June, 1983 to September, 1987
  • Research Associate, Center for Business and Economic Research The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee October, 1977 to May, 1983
  • Director, Tennessee State Planning Office Nashville, Tennessee August, 1973 to September, 1977

Selected Publications

  • Huntsville Alabama: "The Sky Is Not the Limit," Economic Case Studies of Appalachian Communities, Appalachian Regional Commission, Washington D.C., March, 1999.
  • "The Influence of Government Science and Technology Policies on New Product Development in the US, UK, South Korea and Taiwan," (with Bill Souder, Jonjoo Lee and Rachel Cooper) Journal of International Technology Management, Vol. 15, No. 8, Spring, 1998.
  • "The Transition from Defense Contractor to Commercial Company: The Huntsville, Alabama Case," (with Mary Spann) Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol.22, No.1, February, 1997.
  • "Commercial Spin-Offs from Government Laboratories and Regional Economic Development: The Huntsville Alabama Story," (with Bill Souder and Mary Spann) Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, April, 1996.
  • Results of the Huntsville Defense Industry Survey, (with Mary Spann) College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, August, 1994.
  • Personal Income Change in North Alabama, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, October, 1993.
  • "The Temporal Pattern of Publication in Selected Leading Financial Journals," (with Larry Sweeney), Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business, Vol. 28, No. 3, December, 1992.
  • "Proactive Industrial Development Strategies and Portfolio Analysis," (with Larry Sweeney), Review of Regional Studies, Vol. 22, No. 3, Winter, 1992.
  • Population Change in North Alabama, UAH/TVA Census90 Project, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, March, 1992.
  • Huntsville Economic Simulations: 1990-1995, (with Andy Groth), College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, December, 1990.
  • "Regulation and Rent-Seeking: Prices, Profits and Third-Party Transfers," (with Chris Paul), Public Choice, Vol. 68, Summer, 1990.
  • The Huntsville Economic Forecast: 1989-1993, (with Juan Gonzalez), UAH Research Report No. 830, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, December, 1989.
  • "Applying an Industrial Diversification Decision Model to Small Regions," (with Larry Sweeney), Review of Regional Studies, Vol. 19, No.3, Fall, 1989.
  • "Modeling a Small-Area Aerospace Defense Economy," (with Andy Groth), Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Pittsburgh Modeling and Simulation Conference, School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Vol. 20, Part 1, May, 1989, p.309-314.
  • Measuring the Impact of Future Space and Defense Spending on the Huntsville Economy, 1987-1992, (with Andy Groth), UAH Research Report No. 760, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, March, 1989.
  • Joint UAH/TVA Economic Forecast for North Alabama, 1987-1992, (with Chris Paul), UAH Research Report No. 758, College of Business Administration, University of Alabama in Huntsville, March, 1989.
  • "A Small-Area Simulation Model for a Defense-Driven Economy," (with Chris Paul), Readings in Business and Economic Research, Division of Research, University of South Carolina, Columbia, February, 1989.