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Lucas Engelhardt

Assistant Professor

Stark Campus

Lucas Engelhardt completed his PhD in Economics at Ohio State University prior to joining the faculty at Kent State's Stark campus in 2010. His work is in macroeconomics - primarily in examining how various assumptions about capital affect business cycle models.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities


Engelhardt, Lucas. “Inventories, Business Cycles, and Capital Utilization,” Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics.

Engelhardt, Lucas. “Unholy Matrimony: The Federal Reserve and Budget Policy,” chapter prepared for The Fed at 100 – A Critical View on the Federal Reserve System. Edited by David Howden and Joseph Salerno. Springer. 


Engelhardt, Lucas. “Central Planning’s Computation Problem,” Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 16(2), 227-246


Engelhardt, Lucas M. "Expansionary Monetary Policy and Decreasing Entrepreneurial Quality". Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics. 2012

Research Areas
  • Macroeconomics (Business Cycles)
  • Austrian Economics

American Economics Association -  Member

Ludwig von Mises Institute - Associated Scholar

Lucas Engelhardt
Department of Economics