University of Southern California

Richard Eastin
Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics

USC Marshall School of Business
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804

PhD, BA, UC-Santa Barbara


Richard Eastin is a microeconomist whose research has been published in the Journal of Finance, Transportation Research, and Columbia Journal of World Business. He is two-time winner of the Golden Apple Award, and previously served as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Finance and Business Economics. Professor Eastin has consulted for a variety of organizations, including the U.S. Department of Transportation, Santa Fe Railways, and Lockheed.


Eastin, R. V. (2010) "CFA Demand and Supply Overview,".
Canto, V., Eastin, R. V., Kadlec, C., and Laffer, A. (1985) "A High Road for the American Automobile Industry," The World Economy, 8 (3).
Eastin, R. V., and Findlay, M.C. (1982) "A Note On the Plight of the Thrifts," Real Estate Issues.
Canto, V.A., Eastin, R. V., and Laffer, A.B. (1982) "Failure of Protectionism: A Study of the Steel Industry," The Columbia Journal of World Business, XVII (4).
Eastin, R. V. (1977) "Multiple Criteria Optimization: A More General Approach," Environment and Planning A, 9, 345-350.
Eastin, R. V. (1976) "Financial innovation and the Mortgage Market-Discussion," Journal of Finance.
Eastin, R. V. (1973) "Entropy Maximization and Inferred Ideal Weights in Public Facility Location," Environment and Planning A, 7, 191-198.
Eastin, R. V., and Shapiro, P. (1973) "The Design of a Location Experiment," Transportation Research, 7.
Eastin, R. V., and Shapiro, P. (1973) "The Design of a Location Experiment--A Continuous Formulation," Transportation Research.