John Boschen

John Boschen, Ph.D.

Brinkley-Mason Professor, Emeritus | Economics and Finance

Program: Online MSF

Ph.D., Economics, Brown University
BS, Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Expertise: International finance, monetary policy, fiscal policy, money markets and business cycles, executive compensation

John Boschen received a B.A. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.A. degree from the University of Delaware, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University. John is currently the Brinkley-Mason Professor Emeritus at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, William and Mary. During his career at the Mason School, he served as Director of the Executive MBA Program and as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Prior to joining William and Mary, John was a Professor of Economics at Tulane University.

John began his career as an economist at the Federal Reserve Board, serving in both the International Finance and Domestic Policy Divisions in Washington DC. He has been Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Throughout his career, John has done financial consulting for numerous entities, including a large international bank, law firms, and the Department of Defense. John’s primary research interests are in international finance and open economy macroeconomics. His specific research topics have included international interest rate parity conditions, indexed government bonds, and analysis of triggering events for inflationary episodes. He also maintains an ancillary research interest in the economics of executive compensation. He has published over two dozen articles in such journals as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, and the Accounting Review. At the Mason School, John taught Open Economy Macroeconomics in the Executive MBA and Flex MBA programs, and International Finance in the BBA and Full-Time MBA programs. His most recent academic project is a textbook on International Finance for advanced undergraduates and MBAs.