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George Langelett

Portrait of George Langelett wearing a blue shirt against a gray background



Office Building

Harding Hall



Mailing Address

Harding Hall 244
Economics-Box 2220
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Dr. George Langelett joined South Dakota State University in 2002 after teaching for three years at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Dr. Langelett was promoted to Associate Professsor in July 2006, and to Professor in July 2011. From 2006 to 2010 Dr. Langelett was a General Partner at Dakota Financial Research, where he worked as a Forensic Economists and a Business Valuation Analyst.


Ph.D. in Economics, Department of Economics, University of Nebraska- January 2000.
B.S. Degree in Marketing, Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minnesota -May 1991.

Academic Interests

Economic growth, economics of education, economic education, entrepreneurship education, forensic economics, the economics of sports, small business management and employee motivation

Academic Responsibilities

Macroeconomics, Marketing Research, Organization and Management, Small Business Management

Professional Memberships

American Economic Association
National Association of Forensic Economists
National Association of Economic Educators
American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts
Association of Christian Economists
Missouri Valley Economics Association

Area(s) of Research

Applied Marketing Research, Human Motivation, Applied Economic Research