Scott Dressler

Scott Dressler

Associate Professor, Economics

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Bartley Hall Rm 2003
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Phone: (610) 519-5934


BA, SUNY Buffalo, 1997;
MA, University of Pittsburgh, 2001;
PhD, University of Texas at Austin, 2004


  • Dressler, Scott. “Money Holdings, Inflation, and Welfare in a Competitive Market.” International Economic Review, 2011.
  • Dressler, Scott. “Business Cycle Asymmetries via Occasionally Binding International Borrowing Constraints.”Journal of Macroeconomics, 2011.
  • Dressler, Scott. “Economies of Scale in Banking, Indeterminacy, and Monetary Policy.” Economic Inquiry, 2011.
  • With C. Dave. “Technology Shocks, Capital Utilizations, and Sticky Prices.” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control , 2010.
  • With V. Li. “Inside Money, Credit, and Investment.”Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, 33(4), 2009.
  • With J. Heck and P. Zaleski. “Leading Institutional Contributers to the Elite Economic Journals.” Applied Economics 41(17), 2009.
  • Dressler, Scott. “The Cyclical Effects of Monetary Policy Regimes.” International Economic Review 42 (2007): 551-73.
  • With E. Brandt and E. Quintin. “The Real Effects of Financial Crises.” Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Economic and Financial Policy Review, 3(1), 2004.

Honors and Awards

  • The McDonough Family Faculty Award, 2010
  • Research Fellowship, Villanova School of Business, 2007, 2008, and 2009
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Villanova University, 2008
  • Dissertation Fellowship, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 2001
  • Richard Thorn Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh, 2001
  • Ruben E. Slesinger Memorial Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh, 1999
  • High Honors (Economics), SUNY Buffalo, 1997


Monetary Economics; Business Cycles


Monetary Theory, Monetary Policy, Business Cycles

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Macroeconomic Theory II
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • Time Series & Applied Business Forecasting
  • Analyzing and Leveraging Data

Non-Academic Positions

American Economic Association Member, 2004-Present

Additional Information

At VSB Since 2001

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