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Barry P. Keating

Professor

BIO

Barry P. Keating is a professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame. Keating’s expertise is in business forecasting, experimental economics, economic regulation and not-for-profit organizations. Recent research has examined data mining and its use. Keating has written or co-authored 15 books, including a best-selling forecasting and data mining textbook used in colleges and universities (McGraw-Hill), and a microeconomics book for public managers (Blackwell).

Keating has been awarded numerous honors for teaching and research, including the Kaneb Teaching Excellence Award and the PricewaterhouseCoopers E-Commerce Grant, and he was voted the 2009 MBA Teacher of the Year. He has served as an editor of Social Science Quarterly and was a Salvatori Fellow of the Heritage Foundation. He currently serves on the Board of the Institute of Business Forecasting and the Board of WorkOne Indiana.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

EDUCATION

TEACHING

  • Business Forecasting & Predictive Analytics
  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Business Forecasting & Data Mining
  • Wireless Technology, Economics, and Regulation

HOMEPAGE

PUBLICATIONS

"Characteristics of Young Adults Participating Full Time in the U.S. Labor Force," To appear in Indiana Policy Review.

""Private Firms, Public Entities, and Microeconomic Incentives: Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Australia and the United States","  International Journal of Organizational Analysis , 21, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2013, 176 - 197.

"How Trade and Capital Restrictions Affect the Probability of a Balance of Trade Disturbance,"  Applied Economics, 45, March, 2013, 963 - 972.

"Benedict XVI as Social Realist in Caritas in Veritate," To appear in Journal of Markets & Morality, 2011.

"South Bend Learns a California Lesson,"  Indiana Policy Review, 22, April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2011, 25 - 27.

"Australia, Indiana, and the Internet,"  Indiana Policy Review, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2010, 29-30.

"Recession Forecasting: Using Leading Indicators and Decomposition,"  Journal of Business Forecasting, 28, October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2009, 23 - 30.

"Macroeconomics and Business Forecasting: A Conversation with Barry Keating," (with Steve Banker),  Logistics Viewpoints, June18, 2009.

"Data Mining: What Is It and How Is It Used?"  The Journal of Business Forecasting, November1, 2008, 1 - 4.

Book Articles and Chapters

Data Mining: Helping to Make Sense of Big Data, CRC Press: Taylor and Francis Group (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2014).

Review of "Sound Business: newspapers, Radio, and the Politics of New Media, Choice (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2012).

Price and Value, Looking Beyond the Individualism and Homo Economicus of Neo-classical Economics, Marquette University Press (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2011).

Review of "Health Care for Us All", Choice (October (4th Quarter/Autumn)2009).

Review of "U.S. Markets for Vaccines", Choice (October (4th Quarter/Autumn)2009).

Review of "In Defense of Monopoly: How Market Power Fosters Creative Production”, Choice (October (4th Quarter/Autumn)1, 2008).

Review of "How Revolutionary Was the Digital Revolution?", Choice (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2007).

An RFID Primer - Radio Frequency Identification, WorldRadio, Inc. (2006).

Books

Basic Cost Benefit Analysis for Assessing Local Public Projects, BEPress (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2014).

Regression Analysis: Understanding and Building Business and Economic Models Using Excel, Business Expert Press (May31, 2012).

Business Forecasting and Data Mining, (with Holt Wilson), McGraw-Hill Publishing (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2009).

Microeconomics for Public Administrators, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, U.K. (January (1st Quarter/Winter)2009).

Business Forecasting, Fifth Edition - 2006, (with Holton Wilson), McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (2006).

PRESENTATIONS

Barry P Keating, Maryann O Keating, Annual Meeting / Midwest Economics Association, Midwest Economics Association, Evanston, Illinois, "Rudimentary Cost Benefit Analysis for Assessing Local Government Projects," (March30, 2012).

Barry P Keating, Maryann Keating, Midwest Economics Asociation Annual Meeting, Midwest Economics Association, St. Louis, Missouri, ""Private Firms, Public Entities, and the Middle Ground"," (March18, 2011).

Barry P Keating, Maryann O. Keating, Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting, Midwest Economics Association, Evanston, Illinois, "Using Data Mining to Understand International Capital Restrictions," (March19, 2010).

Barry P Keating, Statistical Forecasting Workshop, Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, London, "Supply Chain Management and Forecasting Problems," (May11, 2009).

Barry P Keating, Indiana University South Bend, Department of Business and Economics, South Bend, "Generosity and the Public Goods Problem," (April21, 2009).

Barry P Keating, Data Mining Workshop, Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, St. Louis, "Data Mining Marketing Datamarts," (January20, 2009).

Barry P Keating, Data Mining Workshop, Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, Cincinnati, "An Introduction to Data Mining Techniques," (December4, 2008).

Barry P Keating, Data Mining Workshop, Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, London, "Forecasting and Supply Chain Problems in the Confections Industry ," (May12, 2008).

Barry P Keating, Ave Maria University, Ave Maria University, Ave Maria, Florida, "New Research in Statistical Forecasting and Data Mining," (April10, 2008).

Barry P Keating, , Institute of Business Forecasting, Seattle, Washington "Regression Trees, Classification Trees, and Nearest Neighbor Models," (March6, 2008).

Barry P Keating, Statistical Forecasting Workshop, Institute of Business Forecasting, Miami, "Data Mining Tools and Classification Schemes," (January10, 2008).

Barry P Keating, ASSA Annual Meeting, American Economic Association, New Orleans, "A Discussion of Veconlab and the use of Mathematica in Economics," (January6, 2008).

Barry P Keating, Statistical Forecasting Workshop, Institute of Business Forecasting, Chicago, "New Product Forecasting and Event Modeling," (December6, 2007).

Barry P Keating, , John Galt Solutions, Inc., Chicago "Practical Methods for Event Models," (April19, 2007).

Barry P Keating, , Institute of Business Forecasting, Seattle, Washington "The Use of Accuracy Measures and Diagnostic Statistics: A New Look," (March15, 2007).

Barry P Keating, New Product Forecasting, Institute of Business Forecasting, Houston, Texas, "New Product Forecasting," (January11, 2007).

Barry P Keating, American Economic Association Annual Meeting, American Economic Association, Chicago, Illinois, "Review of Interactive Economic Tools," (January7, 2007).

Barry P Keating, Invited Presentation, Institute of Business Forecasting and John Galt, Inc., Webinar, "Infrequently Used Forecasting Techniques," (August23, 2006).

Barry P Keating, Invited Presentation, Superior Essex, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, "Intermittent Forecasting Methods and Safety Stocks," (August18, 2006).

Barry P Keating, Invited Presentation, QAD, Inc., Santa Barbara, California, "Diffusion Modeling and Parameter Selection," (July26, 2006).

Barry P Keating, Invited Presentation, QAD, Inc., Santa Barbara, California, "Time Series Techniques and Event Models," (June22, 2006).

Barry P Keating, QAD Explore Conference, Denver, Colorado, "Forecasting: The Importance of Being Incorrect," (May8, 2006).