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Professor of economics
Fields of Expertise:
Business > Accounting
Business > Economics
Business > Finance
Computing > Computer Science
|Dept/Division:||E. Philip Saunders College of Business|
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Steven Gold, professor of economics at RIT’s E. Philip Saunders College of Business, is the former chair of Accounting and Finance, and past department chair of Management Information Systems, Accounting and Finance.
Gold is active in the development of economic simulations and business simulations for use in the classroom and in industry. He is the author of four computerized simulation games and has published more than 25 referred journal articles and proceedings in the field of simulation and gaming.
The first commercially available microeconomic simulation game in the nation, MICROSIM, designed for mainframe computers, was authored by Gold and published by MacMillan Publishing Company in 1984. Other simulation games include: Decide-POM: Decision Exercises in Computer Instructor Designed Environments in Production and Operations Management (McGraw-Hill); Astute Business Policy (SHR Associates), and Beat The Market: An Interactive Microeconomic Game (Gold Simulations, a company he founded; see www.goldsimulations.com).
Gold, a fellow and past-president of the National Association of Business Simulations and Experiential Learning, has presented his research studies at the International Simulation and Gaming Association in Weimar, Germany; Scheffield Polytechnic Institute in England; and in Prague, Czech Republic. He received his B.A. in economics and B.S. in industrial engineering at Rutgers University in New Brunswick; and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the State University of New York in Binghamton.