Professor of Economics, Department of Economics Deputy Director, Center for Economic Analysis and Policy Strome College of Business, Old Dominion University.
ROBERT M. McNAB, Professor, received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Stanislaus in 1991 and his Ph.D. in Economics in 2001 from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has published articles in the Applied Economics, Defense and Security Analysis, Economic Inquiry, Industrial and Corporate Change, National Tax Journal, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Public Budgeting and Finance, Small Wars and Insurgencies, and World Development, among others. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Economic Surveys and a board member of Public Finance and Management and Management and Organizational Review. He has also served as a referee for Defense and Peace Economics, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Journal of Public Economics, Public Finance and Management, Public Finance Review, Public Finance and Budgeting, Review of Financial Economics, World Development, and other journals. His research interests include the outcomes of fiscal decentralization, defense economics, and topics in public finance. Professor McNab joined the faculty of Old Dominion University in July 2016. Previously, Professor McNab was a member of the faculty of the Naval Postgraduate School in August 2000.