Economics Building in Front Door Closeup

Continue our tradition of excellence by considering a donation to the department. For more information about the department, the CU Foundation, and the support provided, read our brochure.


Fill out an Econ Alumni Update form to update your address or let us know what you've been up to for an upcoming newsletter.




Edward R. MoreyEdward R. Morey

Office: Econ 122
Fax: 303.492.8960
Dept. Phone: 303.735.5500
Office hours


Microeconomic Theory • Natural Resource Economics • Welfare Economics

Current Research Interests:
Modeling behavior, psychological economics, happiness, and the ethical foundations of economic choice models. Professor Morey is finishing a book for the U. of Toronto Press with the working title, "The ethics of economics and its theory of choice: good, bad, happiness & economic value"

• Laboratorio de Valutazione Ambientale, Universita’ Degli Studi Di Catania, Conmitato Scientifico
• Research Fellow at the Rural Development Research Consortium, University of California, Berkeley

Short CV

PhD–Economics, University of British Columbia
MA–Economics, University of Arizona
BA–Economics and Psychology, University of Denver

PhD, University of British Columbia, 1978, is a professor whose predominate interests are demand theory and the evaluation of nonmarket commodities. Consumer surplus measures, and their meaning, fascinate him. Most of his applied work is in the area of environmental economics. He has done numerous studies that estimate the demand for and benefits from recreational sites as a function of their characteristics. Current research interests include valuing cultural and historical resources.