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Anthony Greco
Professor of Economics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Anthony J. Greco is a Professor of Economics in the College of Business at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette serving since 1984.

He received his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of New Orleans and his Doctorate in Economics from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

His research as an Economist focuses on Government Regulation and Antitrust Economics and has published extensively in this area. He has served as a consultant for various economic initiatives in the Lafayette area and in other areas, as well.

His many awards include the UL Lafayette Business Economist Professorship and the UL Distinguished Research Professor Award.

Dr. Greco has given several interviews to local newspaper, radio and TV stations and serves as a reviewer for Economics journals.

He is married to Donna Greco (formerly Donna Dearie).

They have two sons: Joel Ph. D. in Molecular Cell Biology from Tulane University and Lyle, a Senior at LSU majoring in Finance.

Current Topic


07/14 - Defining “Dangerous”

How does Louisiana determine if someone is a danger to themselves or others?

Special Presentation


Breaking Away:  A Louisiana Public Square Special Presentation

Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?

Coming Soon!


08/14 - Down the Road: Our Transportation Future

What should the state’s transportation priorities be?

Recent Topics


06/14 - Pot or Not? The Decriminalization Debate (Encore Presentation)

Would a reduction in penalties encourage more usage and lead the state down a path to legalization?


05/14 - Job Market 2014

What does Louisiana’s employment market look like for job hunters in 2014?


04/14 - State Contracts 101

Will proposed legislation help rein in costs or create arbitrary caps that hinder agencies in delivering services?


03/14 - Louisiana and The Minimum Wage

Should Louisiana develop its own minimum wage?

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