Economics
Nathan Seegert
Assistant Professor

Nathan Seegert is an Assistant Professor in the Finance Department. He studies how government policies affect corporations, urban growth, entrepreneurship, and uncertainty in the economy.

Kevin Williams
Assistant Professor

Kevin is an applied microeconomics economist whose research focuses on higher education, peer effects, social networks, and labor economics. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from UC Davis in 2016.

Atif Ellahie
Assistant Professor

Atif Ellahie, Ph.D, CFA focuses on quantitative research in accounting and financial economics, and also teaches financial reporting analysis to Master of Accounting students.

Scott Schaefer
Kendall D. Garff Chair in Business Administration & Professor of Finance

Scott Schaefer is Kendall D. Garff Chair in Business Administration and Professor of Finance. He teaches microeconomics and managerial economics.

Jeffrey L. Coles
Samuel S. Stewart, Jr. Presidential Chair in Business David Eccles Chair & Professor of Finance

Jeffrey L. Coles is Professor of Finance and the Samuel S. Stewart Presidential Chair at the David Eccles School of Business.

Pamela S. Perlich
Director of Demographic Research

Pamela Perlich, Ph.D. leads the newly formed DemographyUTAH team which is developing and producing population estimates and projections, neighborhood indicators, and demographic research on Utah.

Levi Pace
Research Analyst

Levi Pace is a research analyst, preparing policy and economic reports on topics such as Utah’s defense sector and public land management.

Jennifer Leaver
Research Analyst

Jennifer Leaver is a research analyst specializing in local, regional, and statewide tourism research.