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James Ciecka

  • Professor
  • Department of Economics
  • (312) 362-8831
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 6213
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

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 co-editor 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.

Professor Ciecka'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.

Professor Ciecka 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.

He teaches courses in mathematical economics, econometrics, classical time series analysis, Box-Jenkins analysis, and managerial economics.​