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Martha Olney
Martha Louise Olney (born November 27, 1956) is a teaching professor of economics (2002–present) at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a winner of local and national teaching awards,[3] and has authored several leading undergraduate economics textbooks.
Martha L. Olney
BornNovember 27, 1956 (age 64)
Oakland, California
NationalityUnited States
Spouse(s)Rev. Esther Hargis
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of California, Berkeley
Alma materUniversity of Redlands[1]
University of California, Berkeley
Doctoral
advisor
Richard Sutch[2]
AwardsDistinguished Teaching Award Recipient, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1990-1991
Katharine Coman Lecturer in Economic History, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, March 23, 1995
Jonathan Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching Economic History, Economic History Association, 1997
Distinguished Teaching Award Recipient, University of California, Berkeley, 2002–2003
Great Teachers in Economics, Stavros Center for Economic Education, Florida State University, 2006–2007
Faculty Award for Outstanding Mentorship of GSIs, University of California, Berkeley, 2014–2015
Information at IDEAS / RePEc
Websitehttp://www.econ.berkeley.edu/~olney
Education
Olney received a B.A. at the University of Redlands[1] and a Ph.D. in economics in 1985 from the University of California, Berkeley.
Academic career
Martha Olney is a teaching professor of economics (2002-) at the University of California, Berkeley.[4] She was previously an associate professor of economics (with tenure) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[5] Her early career research focused on consumer durables, the advent of consumer credit in the 1920s, and the Great Depression. She has been awarded the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award,[6] which is given to only three professors per year, and the Jonathan Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching Economic History, by the Economic History Association (in 1997).[7]
Textbook authorship
Selected Research publications
References
  1. ^ a b "Bio" (PDF). eml.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2020-06-10.
  2. ^ "Interview with Martha Olney". Archived from the original on 2016-09-27. Retrieved 2016-09-26.
  3. ^ "Martha Olney". Foundation For Teaching Economics. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  4. ^ "Martha Olney | Women in Economics Podcasts | St. Louis Fed". www.stlouisfed.org. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  5. ^ Olney, Martha (Fall 2005). "So You Want to Be an Adjunct Professor?". CSWEP News.
  6. ^ "Social Sciences: Distinguished Teaching and Service Awards | College of Letters & Science". ls.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  7. ^ "Economic History Association Prizes and Awards". eh.net. Retrieved 2021-03-03.
  8. ^ Martha L. Olney (27 January 2009). Microeconomics as a Second Language. Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-43373-7.
  9. ^ Martha L. Olney (11 January 2011). Macroeconomics as a Second Language. Wiley Global Education. ISBN 9780470505380.
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