Assoc Dean Academic Affairs, Professor of Finance

David Eccles School of Business


Schaefer is professor of finance and David Eccles Faculty Scholar at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business. He is also an Investigator with the U's Institute for Public and International Affairs and an associate editor for the Journal of Labor Economics. He joined the Eccles School faculty in 2005. His previous appointment was at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Professor Schaefer's research focuses on the economics of organization, with an emphasis on understanding employment relationships and decision-making inside firms.

Professor Schaefer earned a PhD in Economic Analysis and Policy from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in economics and math from Stanford University.


CEO compensation, investment management, labor markets, economics of organization

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