Economist; university professor. Born– April 2, 1943, in Donaldsonville, La. Parents–Robert Marie and Shirley Louise Harp Hebert.  Married–Diane Elizabeth DuPont, December 28, 1965. Education– Lousiana State University, B.S., 1965; M.S., 1966; Ph.D., 1970. Taught at Louisiana State University, 1968-1969; Clemson University, 1970-1974; Auburn University, 1970-2000; head of Department of Economics at Auburn, 1980-87 and 1990-93. Member American Economics Association, Southern Economics Association, History of Economics Society, National Association of Forensic Economists.  Member Auburn Chamber of Commerce.  Received the status of professor emeritus upon his retirement at Auburn.


American Men and Women of Science, 1976S; prabooks website


The Entrepreneur; Mainstream Views and Radical Critiques. New York; McGraw-Hill, 1975.

A History of Economic Theory and Methods. New York; McGraw-Hill, 1975.

History of Entrepreneurship.  New York:  Routlededge, 2009.

Marketplace of Christianity.  Cambridge, MA:  MIT Press, 2006.

Secret Origins of Modern Microeconomics: DuPuit and the Engineers.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.