PhD Economics, Purdue University, 1970
MS Economics, Purdue University, 1969
BS Economics, DePaul University, 1966
James (Jim) Ciecka is a Professor of Economics at DePaul University. He is also an Executive Coeditor for the Journal of Forensic Economics. Jim served as the Chairman of the Economics Department from 1989-1995 and has been at DePaul since 1970.
Jim's research interests are in forensic economics, work life expectancies and labor force activity. His work has been published in the Journal of Forensic Economics and the Journal of Legal Economics.
Jim has been an economic consultant for a study of the economy of Kuwait and has made seven appearances before the Illinois Pollution Control Board. He was the organizer for the National Association of Forensic Economics Program at the 2007 Allied Social Science Association Meetings.
Jim is a DePaul Alum having received his bachelor's degree in Economics from the DePaul University, in 1966. He earned both a master's and a PhD in Economics from Purdue University in 1969 and 1970 respectfully. He teaches courses on Mathematical Economics, Econometrics, classical time series analysis, Box-Jenkins analysis, and managerial economics.