Dr. Joseph A. Mauro

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Title: Assistant Professor
Office Location: BPMC 418
Email: jmauro@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-436-3210 
Google Scholar Link: Joseph A. Mauro Profile
Personal Website


  • B.S., Mathematics & Economics, Fairfield University
  • M.A., Economics, Fordham University
  • Ph.D., Economics, Fordham University

Area of Expertise

  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth 
  • Intergenerational Mobility and Income Inequality
  • Educational Corruption
  • Computational Economics

Relevant Professional Experience

Conference Presentations: Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association, Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association

Recent Publications/Journals/Books

  • “Spatial Awareness: Examining the Impact of Income Mobility on Local Economic Growth under Spatial Autocorrelation” (2022). Quarterly Review of Business Disciplines.
  • “Youth Idleness in Eastern Europe and Central Asia before and after the 2009 crisis” (2020) with Sophie Mitra. Applied Economics.
  • “Presidential Tweets, Information Dissemination & Energy Index Performance: Does President Trump's Twitter Feed Move the Markets?” (2020) with K. Michael Casey. Oil, Gas & Energy Quarterly.
  • “The Impact of Intergenerational Income Mobility on MSA Growth in the United States.” (2020). Studies in Business and Economics.

Classes Regularly Taught

  • ECO 111 Principles of Macroeconomics 
  • ECO 112 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECO 251 Business Analytics I
  • ECO 335 Money & Banking 
  • ECO 337 Economic Growth & Development
  • ECO 348 Intermediate Macroeconomics