Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dr. Jerry Crawford

Professor of Economics


  • Ph.D., University of Arkansas (Economics)
  • M.A., University of Mississippi (Economics)
  • B.S., Arkansas State University (Economics)

Teaching Specialties

  • Economics

Research Interests

  • Economics


  • American Economic Assn. 
  • Mid-South LKAcademy of Economics and Finance


Crawford has been on the faculty of the College of Business for 43 years.  Previous, he was at Tennessee Tech University (5 years) and the University of Arkansas (3 years).  He served for 11 years as Chair of the Business Administration  and Economics Department.  He served as Director of the Economic  Education Workshop for 15 years.  He has also served as president of three regional economic associations (Mid-South Academy of Economics and Finance, Southwest Society of Economics and Arkansas College Teachers of Economics and Business).  Dr. Crawford has published a large number of scholarly articles in refereed  journals.