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John Scott, Ph.D.

Title: Professor - Economics
Phone: 706-864-1618

Office: Newton Oakes Center, 111, Dahlonega


Dr. John Scott serves as professor of economics in the Mike Cottrell College of Business at the University of North Georgia. Prior to joining UNG in 2006, Dr. Scott served as an associate professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic Education and Research at Southern Arkansas University.

In addition to his academic role, Dr. Scott serves as faculty advisor for the College Republicans.

Courses Taught

ECON 2105: Principles of Macroeconomics


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of South Carolina, 1990
  • B.B.A., Economics, University of Louisiana at Monroe, 1984


Morris, D., Scott, J., Parker, V. (2015). An initial investigation into the affordable care act, professional ethics, faith and hobby lobby. Canadian International Journal of Social Science and Education, 3, 118-122.

Morris, D., Scott, J. (2014). A revised pilot study examining the effects of the timing and size of classes on student performance in introductory accounting classes. Research in Higher Education Journal, 23, 1-5.

Morris, D., Scott, J. (2014). An empirical investigation into the impact of class size, GPA and the timing of classes on the performance of accounting students. Journal of American Business Review, Cambridge, 2 (2), 52-58.

Scott, J., Orwig, R. (2013). Do Interactive Online Role-Play Games Teach Economics? Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 14 (2), 65-77.

Scott, J., Morris, D., Parker, V. (2013). The Magnitude and Characteristics of the Incentives That Drive Student Cheating. The Mustang Journal of Accounting and Finance, 3, 27-37.

Morris, D., Scott, J., Orwig, R. (2011). Buy a car and win a ticket. Journal of Critical Incidents, 4(1), 38-39.

Scott, J. (2011). Does the Chicken Need a Checkup, or is Health Care For the Birds? Native Intelligence

Potter, J., Scott, J. (2010). Issues in third-party intervention research and the role of destruction in conflict. The Economics of Peace and Security Journal, 5 (1), 18-21.


Scott, J. (2015). Principles of Macroeconomic Literacy (1st ed.). University Press of North Georgia, Leased by Affordable Learning of Georgia. 

Book Chapters

Potter, J., Scott, J. (2014). Do Personal Response Systems Enhance Student Learning? New Frontiers of Economics Education (pp. 218-223).

Potter, J., Scott, J. (2014). The Effects of Legalized Cheating in the Classroom. New Frontiers of Economics Education (pp. 199-208).

Work Experience

Associate Professor of Economics & Director of Center for Economic Education and Research
Southern Arkansas University
2002 - 2006

Associate Professor of Economics
University of Louisiana at Monroe
1994 - 2002

Assistant Professor of Economics
University of Louisiana at Monroe
1989 - 1994

Associate Professor of Economics
Shu Yan College

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