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Bert Wheeler, Ph.D. - Cedarville University. Cedarville, OH, US

Bert Wheeler, Ph.D. Bert Wheeler, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics, Berry Chair of Economics | Cedarville University


Specializing in Macroeconomics, International Trade, Economic Development, and Econometrics





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'Poverty of Nations' Discussion at Cedarville% Issue 3 Community Forum Part 1/8 (Intro and Opening Remarks)




Dr. Wheeler joined the faculty of Cedarville University in 1992. Prior to his tenure at Cedarville, he served as a professor at Liberty University. His professional interests include the intersection of faith and economics, the moral foundation of free market thinking, and economic development. He has published in The Journal of Biblical Integration and Business, The Christian Economist, and written online content for MyEconLab for both intermediate and principles of economics texts.

Industry Expertise (6)

Education/Learning Capital Markets Professional Training and Coaching Accounting Banking Religious Institutions

Areas of Expertise (9)

Political Economy Applied Microeconomics Macroeconomic Theory Managerial Economics Money and Banking Comparative Economic Systems International Economics Economic Development and Political Economy Macroeconomic Theory

Education (3)

University of Tennessee: Ph.D., Economics 1985

University of Tennessee: M.A., Economics 1984

University of Tennessee: B.S., Economics 1981

Affiliations (4)

  • Journal of Biblical Integration and Business
  • Bereans @ The Gate
  • The Christian Economist
  • MyEconLab

Media Appearances (2)

Secretary of State speaking at Cedarville

Xenia Daily Gazette  


The purpose of the conference is to demonstrate how the free enterprise system allows believers to promote genuine human flourishing, said Bert Wheeler, Berry chair for free enterprise.

“Sometimes we like to divide our world into sacred and secular and believe that those involved in full-time vocational ministry in the church are the only ones that minister to other people,” Wheeler said. “This reminds us that what God has called us to in our vocations can be used by him as a ministry to help others.”...

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Panelists pontificate on pot plan

Fairborn Daily Herald  online


Citizens heard from various perspectives on the legalization of marijuana at a community forum in Beavercreek Thursday night. Forum panelists addressed the issue in light of Ohio Issue 3, a marijuana legalization initiative that is on the ballot in the Nov. 3 election.

Panelists included Ohio Patient Network President Robert Ryan, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer, Cedarville University nursing professor Janet Neal, Cedarville University economics professor Bert Wheeler and Cedarville University pharmacy practice professor Mark Pinkerton.

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Articles (3)

Christian perspectives on economics: Growth and income distribution Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting


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A biblical critique of crony capitalism Christian Business Faculty Association Conference


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Free-Market Generosity Torch


Capitalism relies on God-given ingenuity to create wealth and on God-ordained generosity to give it away.

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