George Davis




Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Southern Methodist University, Economics, 1984
  • M.A. Southern Methodist University, Economics, 1978
  • B.S. Southern Methodist University, Economics, 1977

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Professor, Miami University (1996-Present).
  • Chair, Economics Department (2005-2019)
  • Associate Professor, Miami University (1990-1996).
  • Assistant Professor, Miami University (1985-1990).
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University (1984-1985).
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Dallas (1980-1984).

Recent Publications

  • Li, Jing and Davis, G.K. (2017). Rethinking cointegration and the expectation hypothesis of the term structure. Journal of Empirical Finance, 44 (December), 177-189.
  • Davis, G. K., Hineline, D. & Kanago, B. E. (2011). Inflation and real sectoral output shares: Dynamic panel model evidence from seven OECD countries. Journal of Macroeconomics, 33, 607-619.
  • Craighead, B. D., Davis, G. K., & Miller, N. C. (2010). Interest Differentials and Extreme Support for Uncovered Interest Rate Parity. International Review of Economics and Finance, 19(4) , 723-32.
  • Davis, G. K. & Kanago, B. (2008). The Cyclical Behavior Of Prices And Relative Prices. Economic Inquiry, 46, 576-586.

Professional Interests

  • Research: business cycle facts and economic growth
  • Teaching: economic growth, macroeconomic

Areas of Expertise

  • Macroeconomics


Dr. Davis received both his bachelor's and his Ph.D. in economics from Southern Methodist University. He taught at SMU for a year before coming to Miami University in 1985. He was Chair of the Department of Economics from 2005 to 2019.

Professor Davis has published twenty articles covering topics from microeconomic theory of uncertainty to the effects of inflation uncertainty on output, to financial aspects of monetary policy in the Civil War. He has also supervised over a dozen Master's theses.


  • FALL 2022
  • ECO 311 A MW 11:40-1:00, FSB 1014
  • ECO 311 B MW 1:15-2:35, FSB 0031
  • ECO 373 A MW 4:25-5:45, FSB 0019
George Davis

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