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Welcome!  I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at Marshall University.  I am interested in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in International Economics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics. (Click here to view my teaching portfolio)My research interests (my research statement ) are primarily in the fields of International Economics, Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Development and Applied Econometrics. Click here to view my curriculum vitae. 

I am also the founding member of Center for Community Growth and Development (CCGD) alongside Michael Newsome and Rebecca Tomasik. 

Besides my research or teaching responsibilities, I enjoy listening to music, cooking, working out and hanging out with friends and my dog Rooney. 

Assistant Professor of Economics

Marshall University           
Division of Finance and Economics   
One John Marshall Drive                    
Huntington, WV 25755                
Office :  (304) 696-2615 
bistar<at>marshall<dot>edu