John M. Virgo

John Virgo

John M. Virgo

March 11, 1943 – November 29, 2012

Positions: Professor Emeritus, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2005-2012; Professor, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1984-2005; Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 1975-1983; Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1972-1974. Instructor/visiting professor at: Claremont Graduate University; California State University at Fullerton; California State University at Long Beach; Redlands University; Whittier College.

Selected Publications: Books: An Evaluation of Manpower Programs, Region IX, U.S. Department of Labor, November 1971 (coauthor); The Legal and Illegal California Farmworker: Some Implications for Unemployment Insurance, U.S. Department of Labor,

Washington, D.C., 1974 (coauthor); Health Care: An International Perspective, (Foreword by Margaret Heckler, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), International Health Economics and Management Institute (IHEMI), 1984, (Editor); Exploring New Vistas in Health Care, (Foreword by C. Everett Koop, U.S. Surgeon General), IHEMI, 1985 (Editor); Restructuring Health Policy: An International Challenge, IHEMI, 1986 (Editor). Articles: “Labor Market Impacts of Illegal Mexican Manpower Flows,” Western Economic Journal, 1971; “Surreptitious Transborder Manpower: Its Impact on Domestic Labor,” Atlantic Economic Journal, 1973; “Program Evaluation in the Public Employment Service,” Journal of Economics and Business, 1974 (coauthor); “Evolving Professorial Unionism,” Atlantic Economic Journal, 1977; “The Problem of Youth Unemployment” Die Industrie, (in German), 1977; “Manpower Planning at the Firm Level,” Die Industrie (in German) 1978; “Tax Laws, Inflation, and Social Equity,” Mid-Atlantic Regional Business Law Review, 1978; “The Changing Health Care Sector,” Health Care: An International Perspective, IHEMI, 1984; “Economic Competition in the Health Care Sector,” Societa Medica del Friuli, (Italy), 1985; “Competitivita nel Sistema Sanitario: l’esperienza americana,” Journal of the American Medical Association, (European Edition), 1986; “The Political Demise of the Clinton Health Care Plan,” Brock Review, 1996 (coauthor); “Medical Versus Surgical Abortion: A Survey of Knowledge and Attitudes Among Abortion Clinic Patients,” Women’s Health Issues, 1999 (coauthor); The Real World of Business Ethics: People, Public, and Planets as Shareholders, Kevin Gibson (ed.), “The Price of International Business Morality: Twenty Years Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act,”(coauthor), 2005.

Association Positions and Offices: Founder, President, International Atlantic Economic Society, 1973-1976; Executive Vice President, 1976-2012; Founder and Managing Editor, Atlantic Economic Journal, 1973-2012; Chairperson, American Economic Association Executives Committee, 1984-1986; Honorary member of the Puerto Rican Economic Association, 1984; Founder and Chief Executive Officer, International Health Economics and Management Institute, 1984-1987; Board of Directors, 1987-1993; Founder and Editor-in-Chief, International Advances in Economic Research, 1995-2012.

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