Scott Schaefer is Associate Professor of Finance and David Eccles Faculty Fellow at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business. He joined the Eccles School faculty in 2005. His previous appointment was at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he held the Richard M. Paget Chair in Management Policy from 2001 to 2005.
Professor Schaefer's research focuses on the economics of organization, with an emphasis on understanding employment relationships and decision-making inside firms. He has written extensively on the labor-market effects of the Civil Rights Act of 1991.
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.