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

Our Kids at Heart: The Evangelizing Power of Catholic Education

"You bring me a letter of acceptance to a Catholic school for your child, and I promise your child will attend Catholic school." This is the promise Father Mark Hamlet, BA '68 MBA '70, makes to his congregation at every Mass. The pastor of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Austin, Hamlet has spent much of his ministry advocating for Catholic school education through his nonprofit foundation, Our Kids at Heart.

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Junior Computer Science Major Interns at Google

This past summer, Yeabkal Wubshit, BA '20, earned the internship that every computer science major dreams of: a position at Google -- and spent the summer working on infrastructures for Google Service Accounts at Google's office in Sunnyvale, California.

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Distinguished Alumni Excel in Human Endeavor

The University of Dallas will celebrate the extraordinary achievements of four alumni with its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Award recipients Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, MTS '00, Laura Felis Quinn, BS '86 MBA '18, Judy Kelly, BA '63, and John Parker, BA '83 MBA '89, will be honored for their contributions to their professions, communities and the University of Dallas.

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