Raymond J. Ballard, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics and Finance
Office: BA 102C
A Tenured professor, Dr. Ballard received his Ph.D. in Economics (with a field in finance) from Texas A&M University, College Station. His M.A. from the University of Southern California. He has Fourty (40) years experience teaching economics and statistics. Prior to receiving his M.A. he worked as an Underwriter for Travelers Insitution. Inc. Dr.Ballard has Published one or more articles in, The American Economist, The Eastern Economic Journal, The Southwestern Economic Review, NSSA Journal, Southern Economic Journal mid-south Journal of Economics and Finance, The Journal of Economics , DelKab Journal of Economics and Business. He has Published atleast one article per year for the past 40 years. Dr. Ballard serves as the Board of Directors for Goodland Acadamy, Hugo oklahoma. He has Served as an Editor for Scientific Journal Intrernational and as a reference for The Journal of Economic Theory, also as a reviewer for The National Science Foundation. Dr Ballard has Served as a Consultant for The Tennessee Valley Authority Knoxville, TN.,Texas Instruments Inc. in Dallas, TX., then Power tools as expert witness for various attorneys.Dr Ballard has 4 children, all are College Graduates and 10 Grand Children . Before returning to Texas (his home state), He served as Director of a Bureau of Business and Economic Research in Tennessee. He has Industry Experiance as an underwriter for Travelers Insitution.Inc.