Dr. Samuel Weston

Dr. Samuel Weston

Assistant Professor of Economics

sweston@udallas.edu
972-721-5238

Office Hours

MWF 11:00 - 11:50 am, TTh 10:00 - 10:50 am, or by appointment.

Education

B. A., University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh

Representative Publications

"Positive-normative distinction in British history of economic thought" in Handbook of Economics and Ethics, Jan Peil and Irene van Staveren, editors. Edward Elgar Publishing, April 2009.

"Toward a Better Understanding of the Positive/Normative Distinction in Economics." Economics and Philosophy 10 (1994): 1-17.

"Has Capital Theory Been the Victim of the Quest for Generality and Rigor?" in Editing Economics: Essays in Honour of Mark Perlman. Routledge, 2002.

News

When Foresight Is 20/20: Endowment Gains 27 Percent in One Stroke Thanks to $10 Investment 24 Years Ago

At a time when many small liberal arts universities are struggling, the University of Dallas has some good news to offer: The strategic sale of the apartment complex owned by the university for 24 years has increased the endowment by nearly 27 percent, or $16 million, bringing the current value to over $76 million. Further, this increase is predicted to eventually generate an additional $800,000 annually for UD's operations, capital and maintenance budgets.

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