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Thomas D. Donley

  • Professor and Associate Dean of Operations & International Programs
  • Department of Economics
  • (312) 362-8887
  • ​1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 6215 & 5200
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

PhD, Economics, University of Wisconsin, 1993
MS, Economics,  University of Wisconsin, 1987
MA, Economics, University of Illinois, 1985
BA, Economics,  University of Illinois, 1980


Thomas Donley is a professor of economics  and associate dean of operations and international programs. He served as the chair of the economics department from 2007-2016. 

Donley's research interests lie primarily in applied microeconomics with a focus in labor markets and wage determination as well as applied econometrics. His work has been published in a variety of journals including the Journal of Legal Economics and the Journal of Consumer Affairs.

Donley teaches both graduate and undergraduate level courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics and public economics. Donley has been at DePaul since 1990.

Courses & Syllabi

ECO 106 - Winter 2020