American Journal of Economics

American Journal of Economics is a peer-reviewed journal that employs economics to analyze issues in business, consumer behavior, and public policy. The Journal is focused on publishing both theoretical and empirical papers in finance and several closely related fields in economics.

Vincent E. Mangum

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Economics

Assistant Professor, Grambling State University, USA

Research Areas

Stratification Economics, Entrepreneurship and Microeconomics


2008Doctor Philosophy, Business Economics, Jackson State University
2002Master Public Policy and Administration, Jackson, MS, USA
1994B.ScTechnology, Jackson, MS, USA


2009-presentConsultant/Project Coach
2003-2007ECD/HOPE and Mississippi Economic Policy Center-Policy Analyst/Program Officer

Academic Achievement

DITE Fellowship 2010, Duke University
The Artinian Award 2010, Southern Political Science Association
United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Coleman Scholarship 2006
Jackson State University Summer Fellowship 2005-2007
Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Intern 2005
Emerging Business Leader 2004, U.S. Department of Commerce


United States Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE)
National Entrepreneurship Association
National Council on Economic Education-Global Association of Teachers of Economics
American Economic Association
The PhD. Project-Finance Association

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums/Journals/Books

[1]  Mangum, Vincent E. 2010. Public Policy, Contracting and the Role of Black Elected Officials in the Growth of Black-Owned Firms. Journal of Public Management and Social Policy 16(2): 33-48.
[2]  Sivak, Ed and Mangum, Vincent E. 2007. Increasing the Return: Investing in Mississippi's Working Families. The Mississippi Economic Policy Center. A Policy Brief.
[3]  Kumar, Mukesh, Mangum, Vincent E., Price, Gregory N., and Watson, Jerry. 2007. The Economic Impact of Jackson State University. The MURC Digest, 3(1).