About Alan Seals
Associate Professor of Economics and Director of Graduate Studies
Alan Seals is a labor economist. Professor Seals teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in labor economics and econometrics at Auburn. Alan is a native of Grundy County, Tennessee and did both his undergraduate and graduate work at Middle Tennessee State University. His current research uses large-scale field experiments to analyze the transition from school to work. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on the economics of the family and the economics of crime. His research has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine, Bloomberg Politics, and The Grundy County Herald. Professor Seals is an active member of the American Economic Association, Southern Economic Association, and the Society of Labor Economists. Professor Seals also enjoys playing his guitars. He has a particular interest in the Pre-War blues, country, and jazz genres. He is a devoted fan of Django Reinhardt and Merle Haggard.
Last Updated: October 31, 2017