David Kristjanson-Gural

David Kristjanson-Gural

Professor of Economics
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About David Kristjanson-Gural

Professor Kristjanson-Gural is a Professor of Economics at Bucknell University. His research focuses on integrating demand and money into Marxian theories of value and prices as well as examining the practical and ethical dimensions of worker cooperatives, particularly as they are used to address poverty. He is a former Senior Fellow of the Social Justice College where he helped to develop the Social Justice minor and the Poverty Studies concentration. He is currently a member of the Association for Economic and Social Analysis, the Manitoba Research Alliance and the Community Economies Research Network.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts- Amherst
  • B.A. and M.A. University of Manitoba, Canada

Research Interests

  • How demand conditions are integrated into Marxian theories of values and price
  • How money acts to express the value of commodities in a labor-value framework
  • The practical and ethical dimensions of worker cooperatives in community economic development


  • ECON 204 Intermediate Political Economy
  • ECON 280 Political Economics - Media & Advertising
  • ECON 441 Economic Democracy

Further Information

Contact Details


129 Academic West Building
Lewisburg, PA17837
United States