M. N. Buechner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Economics and Finance
PhD, University of VirginiaDrPH, Economics, University of VirginiaBA, Economics, Lawrence University
Dr. M. Northrup Buechner is an Associate Professor of Economics at St. John's University. He received an A.B. in economics from Lawrence University in 1965, and a Ph.D. in economics from The University of Virginia in 1971. His fields of specialization are microeconomics and methodology. He has published articles in The New York Times, The Objectivist Forum, The Southern Economic Journal, and other scholarly and popular publications. He regularly contributes papers to meetings of professional economists. He was awarded the Teaching Merit Award of St. John's University in 1974. The 2017-2018 academic year marks his fourty-eighth year of teaching at St. John's University. His book, Objective Economics: How Ayn Rand's Philosophy Changes Everything about Economics, was published by University Press of America in June 2011.

Teaching Interests

Microeconomics, History of Economic Thought, Economic History, Economics Seminar

Research Interests

methodology, foundations of economics, economics and ethics

Courses Taught

ECO
150
ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
ECO
1302
PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS II
ECO
1326
ECO HISTORY OF THE WESTERN COM
ECO
3303
HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT
ECO
3343
MICROECONOMIC THEORY
ECO
4350
SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS