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William Boyes

Founding Director
Center for the Study of Economic Liberty

Professor Emeritus

Office:BAC 557
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 872706
Tempe, AZ 85287-2706

Phone: 480-965-0329
Fax: 480-965-1460
Email: William.Boyes@asu.edu
William Boyes

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Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1974; B.S., Idaho State University, 1969

Recent Consulting
The Commerce Department for the White House, The Federal Trade Commission, AT&T, Intel

Current Projects
"The Persuasion of Economists - for Better or for Worse?" The American Economist (forthcoming) (with S. Beaulier and S.W. Mounts)

Academic Positions
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.

Professional Leadership
Academic Board, Pacific Research Institute, 2008-present; Director, Office of Economic Education, 1999-present; Research Committee, National Council on Economic Education, 2001-present.

Representative Publications
"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).





W. P. Carey School of Business

400 E. Lemon St.
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