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John Dougherty

Associate Professor of Economics

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. and MA, The Ohio State University
BS and BA, George Washington University

Research Areas

Development Economics, Environmental Economics, Behavioral and Experimental Economics


Gallenstein, Richard A. and John P. Dougherty. “Can Revenue Index Insurance Outperform Yield Index Insurance?.” Forthcoming. The American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

Gallenstein, Richard A., John P. Dougherty, Julie Jent. “Achieving Inclusive Microfinance: Recommendations from Catholic Social Teaching and Economic Development Literature.” April 2023. Journal of Management, Spirituality, & Religion 20(4): 355-384.

Dougherty, John P., Richard A. Gallenstein, and Khushbu Mishra. “Impact of index insurance on moral hazard in the agricultural credit market: Theory and evidence from Ghana.” March 2021. The Journal of African Economies 00: 1-31

Richard Gallenstein, Jon Einar Flatnes, John Dougherty, Khushbu Mishra, and Abdoul Sam. January 2018. “The impact of index‐insured loans on credit market participation and risk‐taking.” January 2021. Agricultural Economics, 52(1): 141-156.

Dougherty, John, Jon Einar Flatnes, Richard Gallenstein, Mario Miranda and Abdoul Sam. “Climate change and index insurance demand: Evidence from a framed field experiment in Tanzania.” July 2020. The Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 175: 155-184.


STAR Award for Teaching Excellence, Sellinger School of Business, Loyola University Maryland, 2023
Campus Ministry Magis Mentor Award for Oustanding Mentorship of Students, 2002-2023
STAR Award REsearch Excellence, Sellinger School of Business, Loyola university Maryland, 2021
Chair's Award for Distinguished Research in Economics, Economics Dept., Loyola University Maryland, 2020-2021
Chair's Award for Distinguished Teaching in Economics, Economics Dept., Loyola University Maryland, 2019-2020