Todd Knoop

Todd Knoop

Professor of Economics & Business

201 College Hall
(319) 895-4208

Cornell College
600 First Street West
Mount Vernon, IA 52314

Biographical Sketch

Todd A. Knoop, Professor of Economics and Business at Cornell College, is the author of multiple articles as well as the books Business Cycle Economics: Understanding Recessions and Depressions from Boom to Bust ,  Global Finance in Emerging Market Economies Recessions and Depressions: Understanding Business Cycles , and Modern Financial Macroeconomics: Panics, Crashes and Crises.

Link to Curriculum Vitae

Todd Knoop-CV-2014.doc 

Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, Purdue University, 1996
  • MA in Economics, Miami University, 1992
  • BA in Economics and Finance, Miami University, 1991



  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • Money and Banking
  • Growth Theory and Economic Development
  • Business Cycles and Depressions
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Macroeconomics
  • Chinese Development

Selected Academic Awards and Positions

  • Emil and Rosa Massier Award in the Social Sciences,  2014-2015
  • Richard and Norma Small Distinguished Professorship, 2011
  • Director, ACM Culture and Society Program in Botswana, Africa, 2009
  • McConnell Faculty Development Grant, competitive award, 2007, 2003
  • McConnell Sabbatical Grant, 2011, 2004