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Eric Thor, Dr.

Morrison School of Agribusiness

Office:SANTN 235N
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 870180
Tempe, AZ 85287-0180

Phone: 480-727-1583
Fax: 480-727-1961 (staff & faculty) 480-727-1186 (PGM)
Email: ethor@asu.edu
Eric Thor, Dr.

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Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1976; M.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1973; B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1969.

Research Areas
Global finance and trade, financial restructuring.

Academic Positions
Arizona State University: 1990-present.

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
President and CEO, The Farm Credit System Assistance Board, 1987-1990; Associate Administrator, Farmers Home Administration, 1985-1987; Los Angeles and San Francisco U.S. Capital Market Group, Crocker National Bank, 1983-1986.

Representative Publications
"Use of Rural Business and Mediation Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Conflict Resolution Process with Suppliers, Markets, Customers, and Products in Global Changes," Professor Eric Thor, S.A.M., Maman Raifai, MSc. and Ms. Veronika Li.

"Rural Regional Pacific Rim Public Finance Issues: Reducing the Cost of Conflicts and Regional Use of Rural Mediation Centers," by Professor Eric Thor, S.A.M., Ms. Shamim Sultana, Ms. Edy Neal, and Ms. Danielle Bechtel, Published by Pacific Regional Science Association, July 2006.

"Transformation of Resource Based Regional Economies: Rural Mediation Centers for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Peace Making Units in Indonesia and Arizona," Eric Thor, S.A.M., Mr. Mamam Rifai, MSc, and Ms. Shamim Sultana, MSc Published by Pacific Regional Science Association, July 2006.

ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

AGB 302 - International Mgt and Agribus
Management and agribusiness issues in the transition of developing countries from subsistence to global operations and competition.

AGB 333 - Agribusiness Finance
Introduces financial markets and institutions. Interest rate determination, money and banking, equity markets, farm credit system, vendor financing.

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