Ronald Koot

Professor Emeritus of Management Science , Associate Dean Emeritus
Department: Supply Chain and Information Systems
Office: 454 Business Building
Phone: 814-865-4175


function (match) { return match.toLowerCase(); }> Ronald Koot has been a member of The Smeal College faculty at The Pennsylvania State University since 1966. He has taught statistics in undergraduate and graduate level courses and economics in the MBA program. Dr. Koot is a recipient of the MBA Excellence in Teaching Award as well as the The Smeal College Esther "Sis" Spicher Faculty Award for service to students. Dr. Koot's research interests are in the areas of econometric modeling of firms, financial institutions, and the macroeconomy. He also has an interest in logistical problems and economic development. Dr. Koot also served the College in several administrative positions. He served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs from 1987-2000, and,prior to that, served as Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, Faculty Director of International Programs, and Director of the USAID Penn State-University of the West Indies Project. function (match) { return match.toLowerCase(); }>


Managerial Economics
Economic Growth and Development
Applied Statistics and Econometrics

Publication List

Ronald Koot, "A Factor Analytic Approach to an Empirical Definition of Money", Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, 30(4),

Ronald Koot, "On the St. Louis Equation and an Alternative Definition of Money", Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, 32(3),

Ronald Koot, "On Economies of Scale in Credit Unions", Journal of Finance, Forthcoming, 33(4),

Ronald Koot, Peg Young, Alfred Marcus, and Baruch Mevorak, "Improved Business Planning Through an Awareness of Political Cycles", Journal of Forecasting, Forthcoming, 9(1),

Ronald Koot and Dean Croushore, "A Measure of Federal Reserve Credibility", Journal of Policy Modeling, Forthcoming, 16(2),


Ph.D., Economics, University of Oregon, 1967

M.A., Economics, University of Oregon, 1967

B.S., Economics, Penn State University, 1962