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Lisa CookAssociate Professor of Economics and International Relations
An expert on Detroit's outlook, the U.S. economy, international economics and the euro zone.
Incentives for innovation among women and minorities
“Overcoming Discrimination by Consumers during the Age of Segregation: The Example of Garrett Morgan,” Business History Review, Volume 86, Issue 2 (Summer 2012).
“Converging to a National Lynching Database: Recent Developments and the Way Forward,”Historical Methods, Volume 45, Issue 2 (March 2012).
“Inventing Social Capital: Evidence from African American Inventors, 1843-1930,” Explorations in Economic History, Volume 48, Issue 4 (December 2011), pp. 507-518.
“Metals or Management? Explaining Recent Economic Growth in Africa,” American Economic Review, 99(2): 268–74 (May 2009), with Laura Beny.
Government FocusInternational, National
Media CoverageFrom Donald Trump to Iran, MSU experts can discuss election issues
Evaluating the state of the US economy as Fed considers interest rate hike this week
Will the "Hot Spot" in Potsdam create the next generation of North Country entrepreneurs?