During Fall 2017, I will be teaching three courses at the University of Utah:
- BUS 2010 — Microeconomics
- QAMO 3010 — Business Economics
- FINAN 6025 — Managerial Economics
I have taught a wide variety of economics-based business courses for undergraduate, MBA, EMBA, and PhD students.
- Business Economics (University of Utah and Utah State) Standard intermediate microeconomics for undergraduates, emphasizing business applications.
- Managerial Economics (University of Utah) Microeconomic foundations for MBAs and EMBAs. This is not an intermediate micro course, but rather a first step toward understanding the economics of business. Topics include demand curves, monopoly pricing, oligopolistic competition, supply curves, market equilibrium, game theory, and asymmetric information.
- Strategy and Organization (Kellogg) Economics of organization for the MBA audience with many applications to business strategy. Topics include selection, incentives, performance measurement, divisionalization, transfer pricing, game theory, coordination, CEO pay, strategic commitment, and the theory of the firm.
- Personnel Strategy (University of Utah and Kellogg) Personnel economics for the MBA audience with many applications to business strategy. Topics include incentives, subjective performance evaluation, tournament theory, efficiency wages, career concerns, internal labor markets, hiring, and firing. Recently adapted to cover HR analytics.
- Advanced Business Strategy (Kellogg) Additional applications of the economics of strategy for MBA students. Topics include endogenous sunk costs, two-sided markets, industry dynamics, and competition in knowledge intensive industries. Intended for students majoring in strategy.
- Strategy Capstone (Kellogg) Strategy capstone for EMBA students. Intended to reinforce the MBA strategy curriculum, and encourage students to think about how to use MBA knowledge effectively.
- Frameworks for Strategic Analysis (Kellogg) Introductory business strategy course for EMBA students.
- Organizational Economics (Kellogg) Economics of organization course for economics and business PhD students.
- Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 1998
- Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2001
- Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2003
- Master’s Teaching Excellence Award, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, 2008
- Brady Teaching Excellence Award, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, 2009 and 2017
- Executive MBA Teaching Excellence Award, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, 2010 and 2017
- Marvin J. Ashton Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, 2016.
- Best Teacher, Kellogg/WHU Executive MBA Program, 2016.