Rick Fritz

Lecturer

Member Of:
  • School of Economics
Office Location:
Old CE Building, Room 237
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Overview

Dr. Fritz began teaching part-time at Georgia Tech in 1988. Dr. Fritz has held faculty positions at Boston University, the University of Vermont, the University of Central Florida, and Wake Forest University. His corporate experience includes Chief Economist and Director of Corporate Communications at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta.

Dr. Fritz’s research has addressed public policy issues involving the financial services industries, housing markets, and regional economic fluctuations. He has written on financial institutions, real estate markets, residential construction activity, and the impact of tourism development. Dr. Fritz’s research has been published in books, professional journals, and the publications of the Federal Home Loan Bank System. Dr. Fritz is also a contributing author to the Chartered Financial Analyst’s Investment Series, “Economics for Investment Decision Makers.”

Dr. Fritz received his undergraduate education at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Georgetown University. Dr. Fritz completed his education with post-doctoral studies in applied system dynamics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Research Areas:

  • Housing Market Fluctuations
  • Monetary Policy
  • Regional Economic Development

Courses Taught:

  • ECON 2100: Economics and Policy
  • ECON 2105: Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2106: Principles of Microeconomics
Education:
  • Ph.D., Georgetown University
  • M.S., Florida State University
  • B.A., Florida State University
Research Fields:
  • Housing Market Fluctuations
  • Monetary Policy
  • Regional Economic Development
Courses Taught:
  • ECON-2100: Economics and Policy
  • ECON-2101: The Global Economy
  • ECON-2105: Prin of Macroeconomics
  • ECON-2106: Prin of Microeconomics