John McDonald

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., Yale, 1971

Field of Interest: 
Urban economics, Real Estate economics

Selected Research :
Economics of Urban Highway Congestion and Pricing, with E. d’Ouville and L.N. Liu, Kluwer, 1999. 

Fundamentals of Urban Economics, Prentice-Hall, 1997. 

Sources of Metropolitan Growth, edited with Edwin S. Mills, Rutgers University Press, 1991. 

Economic Analysis of an Urban Housing Market, Academic Press, New York, 1979.

"Suburban Subcenters and Employment Density in Metropolitan Chicago," Journal of Urban Economics, 43 (1998) pp. 157-180, with D. McMillen. 

"Land Values in a Newly Zoned City," Review of Economics and Statistics, 84 (2002) pp. 62-72, with D. McMillen.

Current Research Interests:
Urban economic development - theory and policy 

Congestion pricing on urban highways 

Land values and zoning 

Urban real estate markets 

Other Significant Accomplishments :
U.S. Editor, Urban Studies, 2001-present. 

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, College of Business Administration, UIC 1999-2004. 

Interim Head, Department of Finance, UIC, 1998-99. 

Interim Head, Department of Information and Decision Sciences, UIC, 1998-99.

UIC College of Business Administration, Alumni Award for Distinguished Research, 1995. 

President, Illinois Economic Association, 1993-94 

Editorial Board member: Journal of Urban Economics, 1989-present 

Research Director, NCI Research, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, 1988-93 

Director of Graduate Studies, Dept. of Economics, 1982-86. 
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Contact Information

Phone: 312-996-2683
Fax: 312-996-3344