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Jane Clary

Professor of Economics, Director of SB Honors Program

Address: Beatty Center, Room 433
Office Hours: TR 10 - 11:30 AM or by appointment
Phone: 843.953.8107
Curriculum Vitae: Download


University of Mississippi - Oxford, Mississippi
Ph.D., Economics, 1981

Mississippi State University - Starkville, Mississippi
M.S.B.A., Economics, 1972

Mississippi State University - Starkville, Mississippi
B.S., Statistics and Data Processing, 1971

Research Interests

  • History of Economic Thought
  • Social Economics
  • Financial Economics

Courses Taught

  • Evolution of Economic Doctrines
  • Money and Financial Institutions
  • Honors Macroeconomics
  • Honors Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • American Political Economy
  • American Economic History
  • Statistics
  • Honors Special Topics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Financial Institutions and Markets
  • Futures Markets

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award, Association for Social Economics, 2005
  • President, Southwestern Social Sciences Association, 2003-04


Clary, Betsy Jane.  Book Review.  The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better, by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett, Review of Social Economy, Volume LXIX, number 2, June, 2011.

Clary, Betsy Jane, Hans E. Jensen, and Wilfred Dolfsma.  “Sen on Public Policy: Private Incentives, Public Virtues?” Review of Social Economy, LXVIII, Number 2, June, 2010, 227-236.

Clary, Betsy Jane.  “Smith and Living Wages,” American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Vol. 68, Number 5, November, 2009: 1063-1084.