Teresa Beckham Gramm

Associate Professor of Economics
(901) 843-3853

I received my BA from Agnes Scott College where I majored in International Studies and Spanish and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. I received my PhD from UNC-Chapel Hill, fielding in Econometrics and International Economics.

In 1999, I began my first teaching position at Rhodes first as an assistant professor of Economics, and in 2006, as an associate professor. I am currently the Director of the Program in Political Economy, which began in 2011.

My research interests include:  measuring domestic reallocation costs due to engaging in international trade; trade policy and the welfare effects of Preferential Trade Agreements. I have taught International Trade and Finance, Development Economics, Macroeconomics and Money and Banking.

I am married to fellow economics professor Marshall Gramm. My hobbies include our three children, kickboxing and coffee.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Teresa Beckham Gramm, “Costly Factor Reallocation and Reduced Productivity Effects in International Trade,” Review of International Economics, 13(4): 822-840.

Education

B.A., Agnes Scott College (Phi Beta Kappa)
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill