Amy K. S. Scott, Ph.D.
Amy Scott is an associate professor of business at DeSales University. Professor Scott received her BA from Penn State and MBA and Ph.D. from Lehigh University. Her doctoral studies in economics included concentrations in public finance and international economics.
Prior to coming to DeSales she taught at both Lehigh University and Lafayette College. She teaches courses in economics and finance at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Undergraduate courses taught include: Economics of Public Issues, Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics, Sport Finance and Economics, and Personal Finance. In the MBA program, she teaches Economics and Managerial Finance.
She is an associate of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession and the American Economic Association. Her current research includes the regional economic impact of sporting events. Past projects include the 2009 U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship and the Lehigh Valley Marathon for Via 2010-2012. Her articles have appeared in several journals, including Thunderbird International Business Review, Sport Management International Journal, Journal of Sport and Tourism, and International Economic Journal.
She has also written many instructional materials and worked for both McGraw-Hill and Worth Publishers. She is currently working on a finance textbook with Bradley C. Barnhorst for Flat World Knowledge entitled Managerial Finance for publication in 2013.