L. Ted Amato

Professor of Economics
Friday 220A

Ted Amato teaches in the undergraduate, M.B.A. and Master of Science in Economics programs. Dr. Amato‚Äôs teaching interests are in the areas of microeconomic theory, industrial organization and public policy, managerial economics, and econometrics. His research specialties focus on the structure-performance relationship in industrial economics and the determinants of productivity growth in U.S. manufacturing. Dr. Amato joined the Belk College faculty in 1980. Dr. Amato is an affiliate faculty member with the Doctorate in Administration program.


Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
A.B., Lenoir-Rhyne College


Industrial organization
Structure/performance relationship
Sources of productivity growth