John Connaughton

Barings Professor of Financial Economics
704-687-7687
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Degree: 
Ph.D., Northeastern University
M.A., Northeastern University
B.A., Boston State College
Expertise: 
Economic impact analysis
Regional economics
Sports economics

John Connaughton joined the UNC Charlotte faculty in 1978. He is the director of the Barings/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast, which is recognized as the leading source of economic information for North Carolina. Dr. Connaughton has authored economic impact studies that have received widespread attention. His work is frequently quoted in both local and national publications, and his study on the Superconducting Super Collider is cataloged in the United States Library of Congress.