Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Gary Latanich

Professor of Economics


  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Economics) 
  • M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Economics) 
  • B.B.A., Ohio University (Economics)

Teaching Specialties

  • Macroeconomics 
  • Economic Policy 
  • Statistics

Research Interests

  • Economic Impact Studies 


  • Missouri Valley Economic Association 
  • American Economic Association


Gary Latanich is a professor of economics and the director of the Center for Economic Education; he has been a member of the faculty of Arkansas State University since 1981.  He holds a PhD from the University of Nebraska and is a former assistant dean and MBA director in the College of Business, a member of former Governor Clinton's Council of Economic Advisors, and past president of the Missouri Valley Economic Association.