Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1974; B.S., Idaho State University, 1969
The Commerce Department for the White House, The Federal Trade Commission, AT&T, Intel
"The Persuasion of Economists - for Better or for Worse?" The American Economist (forthcoming) (with S. Beaulier and S.W. Mounts)
Arizona State University: 1992-present. Previous Appointments: Cal Poly, ITAM, Tsing-Hua University, University of London, Weber State University, California State University, Long Beach.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
Huizingh Distinguished Undergraduate Professor, 2008; John Teets Outstanding Graduate Teacher, 2006; CASE Outstanding ASU Professor, 2004.
Academic Board, Pacific Research Institute, 2008-present; Director, Office of Economic Education, 1999-present; Research Committee, National Council on Economic Education, 2001-present.
"Markets as an Inferior Good," Briefing Notes in Economics, (with Michael K. Block), April 2008.
"Economics" (Houghton-Mifflin Co., 1st edition 1991; 2nd edition, 1994; 3rd edition, 1996; 4th edition 1999; 5th edition 2002; 6th edition, 2005; 7th edition, 2007), (with M.T. Melvin).
"Odd Pricing: An Application of Prospect Theory", Journal of Applied Social Psychology, (with William S. Mounts), 2007.
"Tipping: Free Riding and Guilt" Journal of Applied Social Psychology, December 2004, vol. 34, No. 12, pp. 2626-2628 (with William S. Mounts).
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
ECN 211 - Macroeconomic Principles
Basic macroeconomic analysis. Economic institutions and factors determining income levels, price levels, and employment levels.
ECN 212 - Microeconomic Principles
Basic microeconomic analysis. Theory of exchange and production, including the theory of the firm.