Richard Edwards

Professor of Economics
Economics
Contact Information

CBA 357
P.O. Box 880489
Lincoln, NE 68588-0489
Phone: +1-402-472-3082
Fax: +1-402-472-9700
redwards1@unl.edu

Joined the college in 1997.

Expertise
  • Great Plains Studies
Education
Ph.D. Harvard University
M.A. Harvard University
B.A. Grinnell College
Research Interests
economics, history, demography, and natural resources of the Great Plains issues in higher education
Teaching Interests
introductory economics; issues in the Great Plains; US economic history
Published In
Change, American Economic Review, Journal of Economic History, Academe, Organization, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Journal of Human Resources
Awards
Cole Prize; German Marshall Fund Fellow; Research Fellowship, Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars; ranked among the top 100 Economists, Journal of Economic Education (1989)
Additional Information

Books Published:

Rights at Work (Brookings, 1993); The Forgotten Link, with Paolo Garonna (Rowman and Littlefield, 1991); Contested Terrain (Basic Books, 1979); Understanding Capitalism, with Samuel Bowles and Frank Roosevelt (Oxford University Press, 2005); [six other books] Chairman, Board of Directors, The Grassland Foundation, Lincoln, NE