Education: Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1984; B.A., Rockford College, 1980
Research Areas: Consumer theory and applications; managerial decision analysis; applied game theory
Recent Consulting: Society of St Vincent de Paul, Board of Directors, 2008-Present; Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, Level I Statistics, 2005-Present
Current Projects: W E Stein, Y Li, and P J Mizzi , "The Unique Bid Auction in a Poisson Environment;" P J Mizzi, P T Lieu, and S N White, "Consumer Behavior in a Variable Preference Framework."
Academic Positions: Arizona State University: 1988-present; Previous Appointments: Texas A&M University, Cleveland State University
Career and Recent Professional Awards: Arizona Cardinals Community Quarterback Award Honoree, 2008; Han Kachina Volunteer Honoree, Han Kachina Council, State of Arizona, 2005; Special Recognition by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano for Service to the Community and the State of Arizona, Office of the Governor, 2003; Arizona State University President’s Award for Team Excellence, Virtual University, 1998; Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award, 1996
Teaching Awards: Arizona State University, Outstanding Teacher Award, School of Global Management MBA Alumni Advisory Board, 2007; Arizona State University MBA Alumni Outstanding Faculty Contribution Award, 1996
Professional Leadership: Executive Board, The American Committee on Asian Economic Studies, 1994-1996, 1998-2003; Reviewer: Decision Sciences, Southern Economic Journal, International Journal of Forecasting
Corporate and Public Sector Leadership: Glendale Community Council, Vice President, 1998-1999; Partners for Progress, Executive Board; State of Arizona Department of Education
W E Stein and P J Mizzi, “The Harmonic Consistency Index for the Analytic Hierarchy Process,” European Journal of Operational Research, 177 (1), pages 488-497, 2007.
M B Meznar, J H Johnson, and P J Mizzi, “No News is Good News? Press Coverage and Corporate Public Affairs Management,” Journal of Public Affairs, 6 (1) pages 58-68, 2006.
W E Stein and P J Mizzi, "An Analysis of Exotic Wagers in a Parimutuel Setting," Applied Economics, 2003, Volume 35, Pages 415-421.
J M Carey and P J Mizzi, "Pull-down Versus Traditional Menu Types: An Empirical Comparison," Behaviour and Information Technology, 1996, Volume 15, Number 2, pages 84-95.
W E Stein, P J Mizzi, and R C Pfaffenberger, “A Stochastic Dominance Analysis of Ranked Voting Systems with Scoring,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 74, Number 2, June 1994, Pages 78-85.
P J Mizzi and T P McWilliams, “How Additional information Leads to Superior Decisions for Rational Contestants,” Decision Line, Volume 24, Number 5, September/October 1993, pages 6-7, 33.
W E Stein, R C Pfaffenberger, and P J Mizzi, “A Stochastic Dominance Comparison of Truncated Normal Distributions,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 67, Number 2, June 1993, Pages 259-266.
P T Lieu, P J Mizzi, and S N White, “Consumer Demand with Variable Preferences in Taiwan: An Application of the Generalized Fechner-Thurstone Direct Utility Function,” Journal of Asian Economics, Volume 3, Number 2, Fall 1992, Pages 263-276.
A M Dillinger, W E Stein, and P J Mizzi, “Risk Averse Decisions in Business Planning,” Decision Sciences, Volume 23, Number 4, July/August 1992, Pages 1003-1008.
A Nahavandi, P J Mizzi, and A R Malekzadeh, “Executive Type A Personality as a Determinant of Environmental Perception and Firm Strategy,” Journal of Social Psychology, Volume 132, Number 1, February 1992, Pages 59-68.
W E Stein and P J Mizzi, “Estimation of the Degree of Market Inefficiency in Place and Show Betting at the Racetrack,” Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Volume 15, Number 9, September 1991, Pages 55-64.
A Nahavandi, A R Malekzadeh, and P J Mizzi, “Corporate Strategy: Leaders and How They Manage” Journal of Business Strategy, Volume 12, Number 3, May/June 1991, Pages 47-49.
P J Mizzi, “Capital Adjustment Costs: A Nonrenewable Resource Industry,” Southern Economic Journal, Volume 54, Number 1, July 1987, Pages 168-173.
P J Mizzi, S C Maurice, and G Anders, “The Nickel Industry: Continued Response to a Changing Environment,” Resources Policy, Volume 13, Number 1, March 1987, Pages 35-46.
ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.
ECN 212 - Microeconomic Principles
Basic microeconomic analysis. Theory of exchange and production, including the theory of the firm.
ECN 221 - Business Statistics
Methods of statistical description. Applies probability theory and statistical inference in business.