L. Ted Amato

Professor of Economics
Friday 220A

Ted Amato teaches in the undergraduate, M.B.A. and Master of Science in Economics programs. Dr. Amato’s teaching interests are in the areas of microeconomic theory, industrial organization and public policy, managerial economics, and econometrics. His research specialties focus on the structure-performance relationship in industrial economics and the determinants of productivity growth in U.S. manufacturing. Dr. Amato joined the Belk College faculty in 1980.


Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
A.B., Lenoir-Rhyne College


Industrial organization
Structure/performance relationship
Sources of productivity growth