Doris Geide-Stevenson


PHONE: 801.626.7634




Doris Geide-Stevenson joined the Weber State University faculty in 1996. She is a professor of economics. She has been involved in many aspects of faculty governance at Weber State University, including the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate.

Geide-Stevenson is a native of Germany and holds the degree of Diplom-Volkswirt from the Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg. She earned her PhD in economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her teaching focuses on global macroeconomics, international finance, money and banking. She has taught in the Goddard School MBA program since its inception and is a regular contributor to the department’s capstone course in research methods.

Geide-Stevenson’s research started out with a focus on international trade and factor movements in the context of different social policies among countries. More recently, her work has moved to the area of teaching and pedagogy and general economics.

She is currently serving as the Interim Dean of the Goddard School of Business & Economics.


Ph.D., Economics - State University of New York at Buffalo, 1995

Diplom-Volkswirt (MA economics) - Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg




  1. “Consensus among Economists – A Sharpening of the Picture”, Journal of Economic Education, forthcoming in 2024 (with Alvaro La Parra Perez).
  2. “Undergraduate Research with International Students”, Journal for Economic Educators Vol 22 No. 1, 2022, p. 27 - 39.

  3. “Does English Proficiency Affect Academic Performance?” International Review of Economics Education 28, 2018, p. 41 – 48.   

  4. “Consensus among Economists – An Update” (with Dan Fuller), Journal of Economic Education, Volume 45(2), April 2014, 131-146.

  5. “Polarization on Economic Issues over Time – a Survey of Delegates to the National Conventions” (with Nazneen Ahmad and Dan Fuller), Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, Volume 15, Issue 2, May 2014.
  6. "Experimental Estimates of Taxpayer Ethics" (with Joseph Eisenhauer and David Ferro), Review of Social Economy, Volume 69, Issue 1, March 2011.
  7. “Does Collecting and Grading Homework Assignments Impact Student Achievement in an Introductory Economics Course?”, Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, Volume 10, Number 3, 2009.
  8. “Consensus on economic issues: A survey of Republicans, Democrats and economist” (with D. Fuller), Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1, Winter 2007, 1-14.
  9. “International labor migration and Social Security”,  Journal of Population Economics  (with Mun S. Ho), Vol. 17, 2004, 535 - 551.
  10. “Consensus among economists: Revisited”, Journal of Economic Education, Vol. 34, Fall 2003, 369 - 387.
  11. “Capital mobility in the presence of unemployment insurance”, Review of International Economics, Vol. 11, Feb. 2003, 193 - 205.
  12. “Labor Unions, Unemployment, and Trade and Capital Liberalization”, Journal of Economic Integration, 15 (1), March 2000; 76-99.
  13. “Social Security and Labor and Capital Mobility”, in Review of International Economics, vol. 6(3), 1998, 407-416.  


  1.  “Teaching Macroeconomics to MBA Students - A Hybrid Approach”, Proceedings of the Third Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Idaho State University, March 29 - 31, 2001, 41 - 49.
  2. “Outcomes Assessment of the International Curriculum of the John B. Goddard School of Business and Economics”, Proceedings of  the Second Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Idaho State University,  March 30 – April 1, 2000, 62 - 71.  (With S. Tinkler)
  3. Book Review of “Help or Hindrance? The Economic Implications of Immigration for African Americans” by Daniel S. Hamermesh and Frank D. Bean eds., New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1998, pp. 380, Review of  International Economics, vol. 8 (4), 2000.
  4. “Internationalizing the Business and Economics Curriculum at Weber State University: Did an International Core Curriculum Emerge?”, Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Teaching Economics Conference, Robert Morris College, February 11-13, 1999, 17-26.  (With S. Tinkler)


  1. Conference on Teaching & Research on Economic Education, June 1 - 3, 2016, Atlanta. Presenter and discussant. Presentation topic: Do TOEFL Scores or Other Measures of English Proficiency Predict Student Performance in an Economics Capstone Course?

  2. National Business and Economics Society, 17th Annual Conference, March 9 – 11, 2016. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Presentation Topic: Do TOEFL Scores Predict Student Performance in an Economics Capstone Course?
  3. Conference on Teaching & Research on Economic Education, May 28 – 30, 2014. Washington D.C. Presenter and discussant. Presentation topic: Sustaining Undergraduate Research with a large number of international students – A case study.
  4. Weber State University Innovative Teaching Conference, October 2013, Park City, UT. Presentation Topic: High Impact Learning: ECON 4980 Research Methods (with Cliff Nowell).
  5. Conference on Teaching & Research on Economic Education, May 29 – 31, 2013. Chicago. Presenter, session chair and discussant. Presentation topic: Consensus Among Economists.
  6. National Technology and Social Science Conference, 29th Meeting, Las Vegas, March 24 – 26, 2013. Consensus among Economists, Democrats and Republicans: Survey Results for Economic Propositions.
  7. Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 6 - 7, Weber State University, 2010.
  8. “Consensus on Economic Propositions Among Democratic and Republican Delegates Over Time – Polarization or Conversion of Opinions”.
  9. Mountain Plains Management Conference, Oct. 9 - 10, Pocatello, Idaho State University, 2008.
  10. The presentation "Experimental Estimates of Taxpayer Ethics" won the Best Paper Award in the category of Finance/Economics papers.
  11. 17th Annual Conference on Teaching Economics: Instruction and Classroom Based Research, Feb. 16 -18, Pittsburgh (Moon Township), Robert Morris University, 2006.
  12. Annual Economics and the Classroom Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 2004
  13. Joint Pan-European Conference of the International Economics and Finance Society, Heraklion, Crete (Greece), May 2002.
  14. Annual Conference of the New York State Economic Association, Buffalo, 2001 and 2002.
  15. Western Economic Association International 76th Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, July 4 - 8, 2001.
  16. Annual Economics and the Classroom Conference, Idaho State University, Pocatello, 1999, 2000, 2001.