Megan de Linde Leonard, PhD

Megan de Linde Leonard, PhD

Megan de Linde Leonard is a Professor and Chair of the department of Economics and Business at Hendrix College. She received her PhD in Economics from Texas A&M University with a focus on Labor Economics. Dr. Leonard serves as the faculty representative to the Hendrix Board of Trustees, co-leads the college’s assessment and accreditation operations, and attempts to wrangle four children from the ages of one to 15.

The Two-Handed Economist

Harry Truman famously said he wanted a one-handed economist—one who wouldn’t constantly alternate between “on one hand . . .” and “on the other hand . . .”. It is certainly true that we economists are a group that is very insistent on weighing both costs and benefits of any particular decision. In our field, […]Read More