Economist Radell Awarded Emeritus Status

Posted on 6/5/2020 1:18:13 PM

Willard W. RadellCongratulations to Willard W. Radell who was awarded professor emeritus status in May 2020. Professor Radell retired on August 16, 2019, after 38 years of dedicated service to the Department of Economics at IUP.

Radell’s main teaching areas included managerial economics and economic history, and his research interests encompassed measures of inefficiency in Cuba’s sugar industry, organizational efficiency, economic depressions, exploratory and visual data analysis, and the economics of crisis management.

His scholarship has been published in World Development, Journal of Developing Areas, Industrial Crisis Quarterly (later re-named Organization and Environment), Cuban StudiesCuba in Transition, and Key Readings in Crisis Management (chapter). Radell also faithfully served on many university and department committees, and he was an elected member of the University Senate for more than 30 years. 

The Department of Economics appreciates Dr. Radell’s myriad contributions and wishes him a wonderful retirement!