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B. Neal Harris III

  • Adjunct Lecturer
Academic Division: Economics
781-239-4580

Bio

Professor Harris teaches courses in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Economics of the European Union, Entrepreneurship, and Economics of the Environment. His primary research interests include transitional economies of Eastern Europe, Entrepreneurship and the Environment, and regional growth theory. He has also written several cases for use in the Management Core Program at Babson.

Prof. Harris is the former President of NCS Medical Systems and former Vice President of Boston Computer Systems. He taught economics at UMass-Amherst and Bentley University before coming to Babson in 1983.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • MBA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • MA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • BA, University of Maryland, College Park

Academic Interest / Expertise

Urban Economics; European Union Economics; Environmental Economics

Courses

  • Degree Courses 2020

    • ECN 3625 THE EU TODAY: ECON AND POL INTEGRATION
  • Degree Courses 2019

    • ECN 3625 THE EU TODAY: ECON AND POL INTEGRATION

Publications

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Harris, B.N., Swanson, E. (2007). What Price Progress: The Sardar Sarovar Dam Project: Geneen Foundation Ethics Case Series. Babson College.
  • Harris, B.N., Hedberg, C. (2006). Walmart is Coming to Town: Geneen Foundation Ethics Case Series. Babson College.

Book Reviews

  • Harris, B.N. (2017). "Eurozone: Problems and Perspectives". Vol: 33, Issue: 2, Page: 303-335. St. Petersburg University.

Presentations

  • Disruptive Technologies Mace, N. Andresen, G. Disruptive Technologies, Olin Auditorium (2015)
  • Transfer Students Case Analysis Program Harris, B. , Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Transfer Students Orientation Program Harris, B. , Wellesley, MA (2014)
  • Economic Foundations of Green Business Entrepreneurship Harris, B. Guest Lecture, Wellesley, MA (2012)
  • Economic Foundations of Green Business Entrepreneurship Harris, B. EPS 9520, guest speaker, (2011)
  • The European Financial Crisis: Panel Discussion Harris, B. Babson Alumni Association, (2010)
  • Economic Foundations of Green Business Entrepreneurship Harris, B. EPS 9520, guest speaker, (2010)
  • Real Estate Financing in Today's Tumultuous Market Harris, B. Bethel, J. Babson Alumni Association, (2010)
  • Using Technology To Support the Integrated, Anytime, Anywhere Program Harris, B. Poster Session, winter meetings, American Economic Association, Philadelphia, PA (2005)
  • Babson’s Integrated Management Core Program Harris, B. presentation at Management Education Alliance, Waltham, Massachusetts (2005)
  • Integrated Curriculum Design and Delivery Harris, B. Greene, P. Winter meetings AACSM, Dallas, Texas (2004)
  • IBM Technology Conference: Technology in the Curriculum Harris, B. Laster, S. Conference on Technology and Integration, Wellesley, MA (2004)
  • Model Driven Design: A Sustainable Approach to Curriculum Innovation Harris, B. Laster, S. NCIIA Conference, Undisclosed (2004)
  • Curriculum Innovation: Using Technology to Support the Integrated, Anytime, Anywhere Program Greene, P. Harris, B. AACSB Conference, Dallas, TX (2004)
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