Office Number: 007D Hargreaves Hall (007D HAR)
Office Hours: open door policy & by appointment

Mailing Address:
David Bunting PhD
Economics Department
Eastern Washington University
13 Hargreaves Hall
Cheney, WA 99004-2429

Phone Number: (509) 359-7947
Fax Number: (509) 359-6983


Specialties: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Money & Banking, Health Care Economics, Industrial Organization, U.S. Economic History.

Education: Ohio State University, University of Wisconsin, University of Oregon



Econ 444 MONEY and BANKING
Econ 498 DIRECTED READING in Maco-Finance


Working Papers

Note on Happiness Paradox, 2009

New Wine in Old Bottles: Income and Happiness, 2008.

Time Series Bias and Economic Behavior, 2002.


The Saving Decline: Macro Facts, Micro BehaviorJournal of Economic Behavior and Organization 70(2009) 282-295.

Economic Impact of a State Regional University. 2006 IMPLAN Conference Proceedings (with T. Trulove, M. Wagner, and D. P. Jones).

Consumption in J. King (ed.) Elgar Companion to Post Keynesian Economics. (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd: Hampshire, England, 2003).

Keynes’ Law and Its CriticsJournal of Post Keynesian Economics. 24(2001): 149-163.

Distributional Basis of Aggregate ConsumptionJournal of Post Keynesian Economics. 20(1998): 389-413.

Fictional Basis of Modern Macroeconomics in P. Davidson and J. Kregal (eds.), Growth in Output and Employment in a Global Economy. (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd: Hampshire, England, 1997).

Aggregate and Household Behavior: Poverty and Savings. in P. Davidson and J. Kregal (eds.), Employment, Growth and Finance: Economic Reality and Economic Theory. (Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd: Hampshire, England, 1994).

Aggregate Consumption and Economic Behavior. in V. Haldeman (ed.), Proceedings of American Council on Consumer Interests, 38th Annual Conference. (American Council on Consumer Interests: Columbia MO, 1992), 279-286.

Savings and the Distribution of IncomeJournal of Post Keynesian Economics. 14(1991) 3-22.

The Consumption Function ‘Paradox’Journal of Post Keynesian Economics. 11(1989) 347-359.

Recovery of Robinson-Patman Damages: Confusion and Resolution, Antitrust Bulletin. 31(1986) 797-825 (with S.C. Young).

The Origins of the American Corporate NetworkSocial Science History. 7(1983) 129-142.

The Transfer of Control in Large Corporations: 1905-1919Journal of Economic Issues. 16(1982) 985-1003 (with M.S. Mizruchi).

Influence in Corporate Networks: An Examination of Four MeasuresAdministrative Science Quarterly. 26(1981) 475-489, (with M.S. Mizruchi).

Corporate Interlocking, Part I: The Money Trust, Part II: The Modern Money Trust, Part III: Interlocks and Return on Investment, Part IV: A New Look at Interlocks and Legislation. Directors & Boards. 1(1976) 6-15 (Spring), 27-37 (Summer), 4-11 (Fall), 39-47 (Winter).

The Truth About ‘The Truth About the Trusts.’ Journal of Economic History. 31(1971) 664-671.

Interlocking Directorates in Large American Corporations, 1896-1964. Business History Review. 45(1971) 317-335 (with J. Barbour).


Rise of Large American Corporations: 1889-1919. (Garland Publishing Co.: NY, 1987).

Statistical View of the Trusts: A Manual of Large Industrial and Mining Corporations Active in the United States Around 1900. (Greenwood Press: Westport CT, 1974).


The Challenge of Providing Primary Care Serves in Spokane County (EWU Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis, Spokane WA, 2009) (with D. Patrick Jones, Mary Ann Hoss and Mark Wagner).

The Economic Impact of the Arts in Spokane County (Spokane Arts Commission, Spokane WA, 2007).

The Economic Impact of Spokane International Airport (EWU Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis, Spokane WA, 2006).

The Economic Impact of Eastern Washington University (EWU Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis, Spokane WA, 2006).

The Economic Impact of Ski Areas Represented by the Inland Northwest Ski Association (Inland Northwest Ski Association, Spokane WA, 2005).

Project Access Spokane: Year One Program Assessment and Operations Analysis, October 2003 to September 2004(Spokane County Medical Society, Spokane WA, 2005).

The Economic Impact of Health Care in Spokane County. (Spokane Regional Chamber of Commerce, Spokane WA, 2004).

Preliminary Study of the Economic Impact of the Proposed Great Gorge Park. (Friends of the Falls, Spokane WA, 2003) (with Genevieve Briand).

The Economic Impact of the Aluminum Industry in Eastern Washington. (Spokane Regional Chamber of Commerce, Spokane WA, 2002) (with W.T. Trulove).