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Richard Courtney  |  Scholarship  |  Service  


  • CFP Certified Financial Planner, International Board of Standards and Practices for Certified Financial Planners, 1993
  • Ph. D. Agricultural Economics, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1968
  • M.S. Agricultural Economics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1964
  • B.S. Agricultural Economics, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1963

Teaching Experience:

  • Associate Professor - School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary's College of California (2006 - Present)

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • State of California Standard Teaching Credential with a Specialization in Junior College Teaching (Life) - .


Conference Presentation

  • Using Standardized Testing to Assess Student Learning in Introductory Economics Courses. Courtney, Richard, Boatman, Kara and Lee, William (paper, co-author)
    Gulf Coast Economics Associations Fourth Annual Economics Teaching Conference
    (November 06, 2008)


  • Lee, William, Courtney, Richard and Balassi, Steven. 2010. Do Online Homework Tools Improve Student Results in Principles of Microeconomics Courses?. The American Economic Review 100 (2): 283-286.
  • Boatman, Kara, Courtney, Richard & Lee, William. (2008). See How They Learn: The Impact of Faculty and Student Learning Styles on Student Performance in Introductory Economics. American Economist.
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Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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