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David F Perkis

David F Perkis

Director of PCEE
Visiting Assistant Professor
Economics

David Perkis joins the Economic department as the Director of the Purdue Center for Economics Education (PCEE).  David earned his PhD from Purdue University and MS from Krannert School of Management, Purdue.  He remains a Boilermaker coming from the College of Agriculture where he was teacing in the Departemnt of Agricultural Economics.   He has an Engineering patent and has published numerous papers and reports.

  • Purdue workshop encourages teachers to focus on fiscal responsibility in the classroom

    A workshop recently hosted by the Purdue Center for Economic Education featuring State Rep. Sheila Klinker will help middle and high school teachers incorporate into their curriculum the complex issues surrounding fiscal responsibility, such as the federal budget and national debt.

    Full story: Purdue workshop encourages teachers to focus on fiscal responsibility in the classroom

  • Purdue data visualization tool allows high school students to see path to career
    The Purdue Center for Economic Education is seeking partner schools to pilot a new data visualization tool that shows high school students a path to a career based on their interests and abilities. The tool uses data from Purdue University college graduates to link college majors to careers, showing the pathway students took on their way to their profession, as well as several characteristics of students in each major and occupation such as average SAT scores, college GPAs, and salaries of graduates.
  • Indiana students set to showcase classroom businesses at Purdue
    Elementary and middle school students across Indiana will showcase businesses they developed through a Purdue University program that promotes entrepreneurship in the classroom. The Classroom Business Enterprise showcase will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon April 12 in the Krannert Building's Krannert Drawing Room. The event will feature businesses started by students and teachers from schools in Lafayette, as well as statewide.

Contact

perkis@purdue.edu
Phone: (765) 49-62956
Office: KCTR 229

Area(s) of Expertise

Economics, Public Policy, Price Controls, Trading Behavior