Professor of Economics
Professor Vander Linde (B.A. Calvin College, Ph.D. University of Notre Dame) has taught courses in Economics at Calvin College since 1985. In addition to teaching general economics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Business Cycles and Forecasting, the Economics of Health Care Delivery, and Public Finance, he leads off-campus courses to Europe, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, and Florida, to study business and engineering, ecotourism and ecology, and team-building by sailing. His fields of academic research include macroeconomic forecasting, the health system and health policy, and forensic economics. Dr. Vander Linde is a frequent expert witness consultant in the Michigan region for attorneys providing litigation support for clients experiencing economic damages.