Paul Schoofs

  Paul Schoofs



  • B.A in economics, Loras College, Dubuque
  • Ph.D. in economics, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill


Current Courses Taught

  • ECON 211-212 Principles of Economics (Macro & Micro)
  • ECON 300 Readings in Labor Economics
  • ECON 300 Chinese Political Economy in Historical and Cultural Perspective (Maymester)
  • ECON 321 Economics of Professional Sports
  • ECON 354 Managerial Economics
  • ECON 481-82 History of Economic Thought I & II




Awards and Honors

  • Patricia Parker Francis Professorship in Economics, Ripon College, 1992-present
  • Windway Foundation Grant for research and on-site consulting about the transition from central planning to market processes in Russia and Ukraine, 1992
  • The Severy Award, Ripon College, 1982-83, 1990-91, 1996-97
  • Fulbright Fellowship (Senior Scholar in Economics) to Prince of Songkhla University, Hat Yai, Thailand, 1989-90




Areas of Interest

  • Consumer behavior, including the allocations of time
  • Pricing by firms
  • Transitions from planned economic systems to free-market systems
  • Economics of professional sports
  • History of economics