Peter Philips
  • Professor, Economics Department

Professional Service

  • Role: Expert. Entity: Utah joint House and Senate business and labor committee Testimony regarding prevailing wages. 2011 - 2011
  • Entity: Building and Construction Trades Conference "The Economics of Project Labor Agreements," Atlantic City, New Jersey. 2011 - 2011
  • Entity: US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, and Procurement Reform Testimony of Peter Philips Professor and Chair, Economics Department, University of Utah Before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, and Procurement Reform ,June 3, 2011 http://www.plaswork.org/CWA/media/Documents/resources/Peter-Philips-PLA-testimony-June-2011.pdf. 2011 - present
  • Role: Expert. Entity: Connecticut General Assembly labor and public employees committee Testimony regarding prevailing wages. 2011 - 2011
  • Role: Keynote Speaker. Entity: University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science Policy at the Podium lecture: "Gloom and Doom Meet Cap and Gown" detailed the relationship between the current economic crisis and the restructuring of public higher education; posted on the College's webpage November-December 2010. 2010 - 2010
  • Role: Adviser. Entity: Vice President of the United States Provided advice on how to measure the effects of project labor agreements on federal projects. 2010 - 2010
  • Role: Author. Entity: University of Utah College of Social and Behavioral Science "Is the Recession Over?," Editorial for the College Connections website. 2010 - 2010
  • Role: Author/Speaker. Entity: Altius Capital and GoZonkers! The Utah Economy and the Road Ahead. 2010 - present
  • Role: Author/Speaker. Entity: ACG Utah Growth Conference and Capital Connection The Economy in Transition. 2010 - present
  • Role: Speaker. Entity: TransWorld Snowboarding Industry Conference It Ain't Over til It's Over. 2010 - present
  • Role: Author Of Report. Entity: Hawaii House Finance Committee Report on HB 2736, The Cost of Out-of-State Construction Workers. 2010 - present
  • TransWorld Snowboarding Industry. Role: Economist. Board of Advisers. 2010 - present
  • Role: Economist. Entity: International Association of Snowboard Manufacturers and Retailers Board of Advisers. 2010 - present
  • Role: Principle Investigator. Entity: California Bio-Pharma Labor Management Association Provided report on the local economic impact of building and operating bio-pharmaceutical and biotechnological laboratories and plants in California. 2009 - 2010
  • Role: Co-Author Of Report. Entity: ORCWorldwide Contractor Safety Prequalification: Current Practices and Prospective Models. 2008 - present
  • Role: Co-Author Of Report. Entity: National Academies Construction Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. 2008 - present
  • Role: Co-Author Of Report. Entity: UCLA Labor Center Construction Careers for Our Communities. 2008 - present
  • Role: Author/Speaker. Entity: Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Los Angeles Report on Project Labor Agreements. 2007 - present
  • Role: Co-Author Of Report. Entity: Electri International Project Labor Agreements. 2007 - present
  • Role: Author Of Report. Entity: Kentucky Senate Labor Committee Low Road Detour: How Repealing Prevailing Wages Will Hurt Kentucky. 2006 - present
  • Role: Author Of Report. Entity: Kansas Senate Labor and Industries Committee Kansas and Prevailing Wage Legislation. 1998 - present
  • Role: Author Of Report. Entity: New Mexico Joint Legislative Education Committee Square Foot Construction Costs for Newly Constructed State and Local Schools, Offices and Warehouses in Nine Southwestern and Intermountain States, 1992-1994 commissioned by the New Mexico Joint Legislative Education Study Committee, September 5, 1996. 1996 - present
  • Role: Author Of Report. Entity: U.S. Department of Justice Report in Brazier Construction Company versus Reich, February 26, 1996, commissioned by the U.S. Justice Department, Civil Litigation Section. 1996 - present
  • Role: Author Of Report. Entity: U.S. Department of Labor The Effects of Immigration on Collective Bargaining in the California Food Processing Industry, (co-authored with Bill Segal) October, 1988, commissioned by the U.S. Department of Labor, International Labor Issues Section. 1988 - present

Internal Service

  • Undergraduate Program. Director, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Graduate PhD Program. Director, 2010 - 2011. service.
  • Chair. 2008 - 2011. service.

Honors & Awards

  • University of Utah, Graduate Student & Postdoctoral Scholar Distinguished Mentor. University of Utah, 2007
  • University of Utah, Presidential Teaching Scholar. University of Utah, 1993
  • Lowell Bennion University Distinguished Service Professor. University of Utah, 1992
  • John R. Park Teacher's Fellowship. University of Utah, 1988
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Superior Teacher Award. University of Utah, 1982
  • Leland Backstrand Graduating Senior Award in Economics. Pomona College, 1970

Affiliations

  • Industry Studies Association (ISA), Member, 01/2005 - present
  • Labor and Employment Research Association (LERA), Member, 2000 - present
  • Construction Economics Research Network (CERN), Founding Member, 1995 - present

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