Three faculty members of the CSU Department of Economics have received promotions, effective July 1, 2021. Guy Numa and Anders Fremstad have both been granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor. Daniele Tavani has been promoted to full Professor.  

The department celebrates the accomplishments of our dedicated and richly talented faculty, whose research and commitments to teaching enrich our curriculum and understanding of Economics as a pluralist social science.  

Read about these promoted faculty: 

Daniele Tavani, Professor and Graduate Program Director  
Ph.D. Economics, The New School for Social Research
Dottorato (PhD) in Economia Politica, Sapienza University of Rome 

Dr. Daniele Tavani’s research focuses on (i) economic growth and the distribution of income and wealth; (ii) the interaction between labor market institutions, income distribution and technological change; (iii) the role of the public sector in long-run policy and its distributional effects; (iv) social interactions, social multipliers and economic performance. He is a coauthor of Growth and Distribution, Second Edition (Harvard University Press, 2019) and has been published in journals such as Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of Economic Surveys, Feminist Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. Dr. Tavani also serves as Associate Editor for the Review of Social Economy, the Journal of Economic Surveys,  the Review of Keynesian Economics, and the Review of Political Economy. 


Guy Numa, Associate Professor
Ph.D. Economics, Université Paris Dauphine 

Dr. Guy Numa specializes in History of Economic Thought, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Industrial Organization, and Caribbean Political Economy. His work has appeared in leading journals such as The Journal of Economic PerspectivesHistory of Political EconomyThe Journal of the History of Economic Thought, and The European Journal for the History of Economic Thought. Dr. Numa is the author of a book on the regulation of the railroad industry published by Éditions Classiques Garnier, and he also co-authored two books on the 2009 social movements in the French Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique. 

Dr. Numa is a member of the advisory board of History of Political Economy, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the History of Economic Thought. He was the 2016 recipient of the Young Researcher Award of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET), a prize recognizing outstanding publications in the history of economic thought. 

Anders Fremstad, Associate Professor
Ph.D. Economics, University of Massachusetts-Amherst 

Dr. Anders Fremstad specializes in microeconomics, environmental economics, and political economy, with a current research focus on the sharing economy, household and urban economies in carbon emissions, and the distributional impact of carbon mitigation policy.  He has used carbon footprint data to study household and urban economies in carbon emissions, the potential of work hours reductions to address climate change, and the distributional impact of carbon pricing policies. Dr. Fremstad has coauthored reports making the case for carbon dividends and a Green New Deal, and his writing has appeared in such news outlets as The Denver Post, Jacobinand Project Syndicate, with additional research cited by the Washington PostThe Economist, and NBC News

At CSU, Dr. Fremstad teaches courses in microeconomics, environmental economics, and political economy, and he is a co-author CORE’s open textbook and open materials