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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," (with Maryann O Keating), To appear in Indiana Policy Review.

""Private Firms, Public Entities, and Microeconomic Incentives: Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Australia and the United States"," (with Maryann O Keating),  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," (with Maryann O. Keating),  Applied Economics, 45, March, 2013, 963 - 972.

"Benedict XVI as Social Realist in Caritas in Veritate," (with Maryann O. Keating), 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, (with Barry Keating), 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).