Assistant Professor of Economics
PhD University of Melbourne
Vicar is originally from the Philippines. Before coming to IU South Bend he was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Rochester Institute of Technology. He earned his Ph.D. in 2009 from the University of Melbourne, where his dissertation focused on corporate governance, innovation, and research and development alliances. His research interests are in applied microeconomics and empirical industrial organization. He will initially be teaching courses in basic and intermediate-level micro- and macroeconomics. Previously, he worked as a high school teacher as well as in several banks.