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David C. Rose, Ph.D.

Department of Economics

Dave C. Rose is a Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He has served as the Department Director of Graduate Studies and as the Department Chair. He received his Ph.D. in Economics in 1987 from the University of Virginia. His primary areas of research interest are behavioral economics, organization theory, and political economy. He has published scholarly articles in a wide range of areas. His latest paper is “The Dynamics of Technology Sharing in a Growing Industry” (with S. Braguinsky, S. Gabdrakhmanov, and A. Ohyama, under review). He has a recent book titled The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior (Oxford University Press, Nov. 2011). He is currently working on a new book titled Why Culture Matters Most (Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2014). He frequently contributes to policy debates through radio and television interviews as well as in Op-Eds in outlets like the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Word on Business, The School Choice Advocate, Forbes, The Washington Times, and The Christian Science Monitor on topics ranging from social security, monetary  policy, fiscal policy, judicial philosophy, education reform, and healthcare reform.