BA, Economics, Brigham Young University, 1989
MS, Sociology, Brigham Young University, 1990
PhD, Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, 1995
New institutional economics
My research focuses on applied ethics and the economic foundations of trust, ethics and happiness. I have a particular interest in the organizational structure of firms and markets and ethical issues relating to contracting and market competition. A lot of my research is directed at the agrifood sector.
ABM 1041: Applied Microeconomics
ABM 3241: Ethical Issues in Agriculture
AAE 8050: Economics of Institutions and Organizations