Expert: Kevin McIntyre

McDaniel College Faculty Expert: Kevin McInTyre

Kevin McIntyre

Professor of Economics

Email: mcintyre@mcdaniel.edu
Phone: 410-857-2451

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Topics he can discuss include:

  • Bitcoin/Cryptocurrency 
  • Economic history
  • Financial markets
  • Gas prices
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Retail markets

About Kevin McIntyre

Professor of Economics Kevin McIntyre teaches courses in Macroeconomics, International Economics, Economic History and Statistics and serves as advisor to the College Federal Reserve Challenge Team.

His primary research areas of interest include business cycles, monetary policy, Bitcoin and economic development in Eastern Europe. He has published articles in journals including The Journal of Macroeconomics, Eastern Economic Review and International Advances in Economic Research. In 2004, McIntyre was awarded the Order of Omega & Gamma Sigma Alpha Outstanding Professor Award. He is the recipient of a 2015 ASIANetwork Freeman Foundation grant to conduct research with students in China. McIntyre has also been visiting faculty at McDaniel Europe and Universite Saint-Louis, Brussels.

Prior to joining the McDaniel faculty, McIntyre was a Senior Economist at Moody's Analytics, near Philadelphia, where he covered inflation, the New England regional economy and the financial services industry. His professional affiliations include the American Economic Association, the Eastern Economic Association, the Southern Economic Association and the International Atlantic Economic Society.

McIntyre received his bachelor's degree in Economics and Mathematics from Grinnell College and his master's degree and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia.

In the News

Why the US government wants to bring cryptocurrency out of the shadows
Kevin McIntyre, professor of Economics, is quoted in The Guardian on the importance of regulation for bitcoin and other digital currencies in order for them to be viewed as "legitimate financial instruments." (Nov. 27, 2016)

Morning Tech
Politico quotes Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, on why Bitcoin is not seen as legitimate currency. (July 27, 2016)

What Falling Oil Prices May Mean For Your Monthly Budget
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, says that lower oil prices equate an indirect tax cut for consumers in a Chase® article. (May 4, 2016) 

Gax tax goes into effect, prices remain low
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, is quoted in the Carroll County Times about the gas tax increase of three cents per gallon and that the general public notices an increase in price, particularly if tied to taxation. (Jan. 1, 2015)

Gas falls below $3 a gallon in Carroll
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, comments in the Carroll County Times on the decrease in gas prices due to slow growth in the global economy. (Oct. 17, 2014)

Universities Slow to Offer Bitcoin Courses
InsideBitcoins.com mentions that Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, included bitcoins in his International Economics course at McDaniel College. (Aug. 6, 2014)

Maryland adds 7,700 jobs in June, but jobless rate rises
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, is quoted in The Baltimore Sun about neutral government job growth in Maryland. (July 18, 2014)

Maryland's unemployment rate rises in May
The Baltimore Sun quotes Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, on the impact of federal spending on Maryland's economy and the uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act weighing on business owners. (June 20, 2014)

Good money? Bitcoin mining and the future of money
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, comments on Bitcoin in The Advocate. (April 1, 2014)

Voice of America
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, talks with Voice of America about the future of Bitcoin and the collapse of Mt. Gox, once one of the digital currency's biggest exchange sites. (March 7, 2014)

Tax credits: A better way?
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, tells The Daily Record that an increase in the minimum wage will cause job losses. (Feb. 3, 2014)

New York lawmakers bite hard on Bitcoin: why that's good for investors
The Christian Science Monitor quotes Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, on Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. (Jan. 29, 2014)

Black Friday wasn't always the extravaganza it is now -- here's why
The Carroll County Times quotes Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, about the popularity of Black Friday. (Nov. 28, 2013)

Rise of Bitcoin: Is the digital currency a solution or menace?
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, calls Bitcoin "private money for the Digital Age" in an article in The Christian Science Monitor. (Nov. 23, 2013)

Bitcoin fever: The virtual money everybody may use someday
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, compares bitcoins to private money used in the 1700s and 1800s before the federal government started issuing money in the Deseret News. (Oct. 11, 2013)

County, local groups size up impacts of government shutdown
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, is quoted in the Carroll County Times about the impact of a prolonged federal government shutdown. (Oct. 2, 2013)

I Wouldn't Be Surprised to See this Drag on for Weeks
Westminster Patch quotes Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, on the 2013 government shutdown, the first shutdown in 17 years. (Oct. 1, 2013)

Bitcoin Basics: The Cool Virtual Currency Gets Real
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, explains Bitcoin to MainStreet. (July 22, 2013)

McDaniel professor discusses sequestration 
Q+A in the Carroll County Times with Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, on the impact of sequestration in Maryland. (March 11, 2013)

Sequester cuts aren't that deep
The Carroll County Times publishes a letter written by Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, about the political rhetoric surrounding the issue of sequester cuts. (March 8, 2013)

Macroeconomist on high gas costs
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, participates in a discussion for The Baltimore Sun. (May 1, 2006)

International macroeconomist on Rita's effect
Kevin McIntyre, associate professor of Economics, participates in a discussion for The Baltimore Sun. (Sept. 23, 2005)

More on Kevin McIntyre

Students, faculty win grant to study wrought-iron art industry in China
News@McDaniel (Feb 16, 2015)

Professor talks Bitcoin with Voice of America
News@McDaniel (March 10, 2014)

‘Freakonomics' first-year seminar ignites critical thinking skills
News@McDaniel (Nov. 20, 2013)

New digital currency captures research interests of student and professor
News@McDaniel (July 23, 2013)

Students collaborate with professors on summer research projects
News@McDaniel (June 25, 2013)