Jerry Dauterive

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Jerry DauteriveProfessor of Economincs

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Dr. Jerry Dauterive is professor of economics in the Mario J. Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University.  From 2008 to 2014 Dr. Dauterive served as dean of the Gabelli School of Business, and during his tenure as dean the School achieved successful reaffirmation of accreditation by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.  Enrollment in the School of Business also increased by 12 percent during this period, and several very successful project-based learning programs were initiated for business students.

Prior to his appointment at Roger Williams University in 2008, Dr. Dauterive was interim dean of the College of Business at Loyola University New Orleans.  Before his appointment as interim dean he held the position of associate dean of the College, where he was a faculty member for over twenty five years.  In 2006 he was appointed to the John V. Connor Distinguished Professorship in Economics and Finance.  He also served Loyola as chairman of the economics and finance area and as MBA director.

Dr. Dauterive is chairman of the Economic Development Commission of Bristol, RI, and he is a member of the Board of Directors of the East Bay Chamber of Commerce in Rhode Island.  He is also vice president of the Board of Trustees for the Mount Hope Trust in Bristol, a 501(c)(3) non-profit.  He was previously a member of the New Orleans World Trade Center Board of Directors.  Dr. Dauterive has served as speaker for a number of civic and professional groups in New England and Louisiana, and he has been interviewed by the media on local, national and international economic issues. He has participated in numerous academic and professional conferences in the United States and in Europe. 

Dauterive’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of microeconomics, public choice, and managerial economics.  His scholarly work has been published in numerous journals, including The Journal of Business Ethics, Managerial Finance, The Journal of Income Distribution, The Journal of Business Economics Research, and Global Focus. Dauterive received his Ph.D. in economics from Texas Tech University.