Barbara Craig

  • Professor of Economics

Areas of Study


  • BA, Texas Christian University, 1978
  • BS, Texas Christian University, 1978
  • PhD, University of Minnesota, 1988


Barbara Craig is interested in international economics and economic growth. She teaches courses in international trade, international finance, and econometrics. Her recent research has focused on international capital markets and the connection between international capital flows and economic growth.

Fall 2016:

Econ 255 - Introduction to Econometrics: MWF 10:00-10:50am
Econ 355 - Advanced Econometrics: MWF 1:30-2:20pm
Econ 995 - Private Reading

Spring 2017

Econ 227 - International Trade & Finance: MWF 2:30-3:20pm
Econ 995 - Private Reading


Barbara Craig Participates in Panel Discussion

March 5, 2020

Economics Professor Barbara Craig was invited to participate at the Women in Economics Symposium at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on February 27, 2020. Professor Craig was part of the panel, "The Road to a PhD" with Margaret Jacobson '11 and others.

Barbara Craig Attends Ceremony

November 9, 2018

Professor of Economics Barbara J. Craig, on behalf of the economics department at Oberlin, was invited to the University of Minnesota for an event honoring distinguished economist Anne O. Krueger ’53, as she received an honorary doctor of science, the University of Minnesota’s highest honor, in recognition of her enormous contribution to the field of economics. Having held prestigious posts at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and several universities (including the University of Minnesota from 1959-1982), Krueger is a world-renowned expert in economic development, international trade and finance, and economic policy reform.