- Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
- M.A., University of California, Berkeley
- B.S., University of Minnesota
Macreconomics, Economic History, Economic Growth, Introductory Economics.
Evolution of Minnesota's economy, U.S. output and productivity before 1930. Columnist in MinnPost. Contributor to textbooks: a. Robert Frank and Ben Bernanke, Principles of Economics, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009 and 2012 (4th and 5th editions); b. Robert Frank and Ben Bernanke Principles of Economics,Brief Edition McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009 and 2011 (1st and 2nd editions).
Louis centers his life around his wife, Susan Riley and his children, Olivia and John. Besides family and economics, his passions are history, music (especially big band jazz) and trains.