Diane Monaco

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Assistant Professor of Economics

Master of Business Administration (MBA), School of Business & Technology


PhD, Wayne State University

MA, University of Akron

BA, Wayne State University


Dr. Diane Monaco received a Ph.D. degree in Economics in 1998 from Wayne State University, an M.A. in Economics from the University of Akron, and a B.A. from Wayne State University. She teaches economics courses including managerial economics in the MBA program at Heidelberg University.

Dr. Monaco was previously employed as an economist with the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC involved in postal economics research and econometric method estimation in cost attribution/distribution where she has several publications. Prior to her work at the Commission, she taught economics at both Eastern Michigan University and Manchester College for more than 10 years. Her research areas include international and regulatory economics.

  • Forthcoming presentation on “Corn, Ethanol, and Exports: Resource Misallocation” at the Midwest Economics Association, 78th Annual Meeting, Evanston, Illinois, March 2014
  • Co-author, “An Operational Measure of the Cost of Universal Service as Cross-Subsidy,” in Heighting Competition in the Postal and Delivery Sector, edited by M.A. Crew and P.R. Kleindorfer. Edward Elgar Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA, 2010

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