Dean Peterson, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Economics, Albers School of Business and Economics

Professor Peterson’s work during his fellowship term, “Reconsidering Efficiency: Restoring Ethics to the Study of Economics,” will examine the ethical assumptions standing behind economics and the implications of these assumptions for the economics curriculum. Part of this work will result in a redesign of existing microeconomics courses and a research study in to the assessment of ethics integration in undergraduate economics courses.

His articles in the history of economic thought and economics education have been published in the Journal of the History of Economic Thought, the Journal of Business Ethics and Advances in Financial Education.