Russell Rhine, PhD
Associate Professor of Economics

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Departments: Economics
Office: Kent Hall 323
Email: rmrhine@smcm.edu
Phone: (240) 895-4596
Lectures on Liberty

Education:

• West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 
Degrees:
PhD Economics, December 1998
 MA Economics, December 1997 Dissertation Title: "Economies of Scale, Overcapitalization and Asset Pricing in the U.S. Electric Utility  Industry"
 Fields: Monetary Policy and Public Finance
• Hood College, Frederick, Maryland 21701
 Degree:
MBA Financial Management, July 1993
• Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia 26032 
Degree:
BA Accounting, August 1988

Curriculum Vitae 

Publications

Garrett, Thomas A. and Russell M. Rhine, “Economic Freedom and Employment Growth in U.S. States,” Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2011.

Garrett, Thomas A., Andrew F. Kozak and Russell M. Rhine, “Institutions and Government Growth: A Comparison of the 1890s and the 1930s,” Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 2010.

Garrett, Thomas A. and Russell M. Rhine, “Government growth and private contributions to charity,” Public Choice, April 2010.

Douglas, Stratford, Thomas A. Garrett and Russell M. Rhine, “Disallowances and Overcapitalization in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry,” Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2009.

Garrett, Thomas A. and Russell M. Rhine, "On the Size and Growth of Government," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, January/February 2006.

Garrett, Thomas A. and Russell M. Rhine, "Social Security vs. Private Retirement Accounts: A Historical Analysis," Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, March/April 2005.

Rhine, Russell M., “Rational Expectations and M2 Demand,” International Advances in Economic Research, May 2003.

Rhine, Russell M., “A Sensitivity Analysis of Asset Pricing Models in the Electric Utility Industry,” Papers and Proceeding of the European Applied Business Conference, Rothenburg Germany, June 2002.

Rhine, Russell M., “Economies of Scale and Optimal Capital in Nuclear and Fossil-Fuel Electricity Production,” Atlantic Economic Journal, June 2001.