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Dr. Jesse Zinn

Assistant Professor of Economics

Office: T-265
Accounting, Business Law, Economics, and Finance
College of Business


Dr. Zinn joined the College of Business at Clayton State University in 2014. He earned his PhD in economics from University of California, Santa Barbara and has research interests in macroeconomics, mathematical economics, and public economics. He has published research articles studying mathematical models on psychological biases, the money multiplier, and real interest rates.


Ph D, Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2013

Intellectual Contributions

Jesse Zinn, Information-Theoretic Foundation for the Weighted Updating Model, Review of Behavioral Economics – February 26 2019

Jesse Zinn, An Alternative Framework for a Textbook Analysis of the Comparative Statics of the Money Multiplier, Economics Bulletin – November 7 2018

Jesse Zinn, A Lower Bound on Real Interest Rates, Business Quest – November 7 2018

Jesse Zinn, Expanding the Weighted Updating Model, Economics Bulletin – 2015

Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research

Reza Kheirandish, Jesse Zinn, H Lari Arjomand, Nikki M. Finlay, Gay Solomon, Affordable Learning Textbook Transformation , University System of Georgia, State, 25800, Funded –  January 2015 to May 2016


Jesse Zinn, An Information-Theoretic Foundation for the Weighted Updating Model, 2017 North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society, Econometric Society –  June 18 2017

Jesse Zinn, An Information-Theoretic Foundation for the Weighted Updating Model, Behavioral Models of Politics, Duke University –  May 20 2017

Jesse Zinn, Critical Thinking in Economics, International Conference on Higher Education & Industry September 10 2019

Service to the University & University System of Georgia

University, Give4Dreams Committee, Committee Member –  September 1 2017 to Present

University, Institutional Review Board, Committee Member –  August 1 2017 to Present

College, Research Committee, Chairperson –  September 1 2018 to Present

College, Research Committee, Committee Member –  August 21 2014 to September 1 2018