Research Analyst

Levi Pace is a research analyst, preparing economic analysis for policy studies on defense industry, public land management, wildfire, and endangered species.

Dr. Pace co-authored studies on economic activities in greater sage-grouse range and the transfer of federal lands to the state of Utah. In addition, he has conducted several studies and published on the topics of consumer bankruptcy, higher education funding, household tax incidence, and early childhood education.

Dr. Pace earned a B.A. in History from Alice Lloyd College, his M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky, and his PhD in Economics from the University of Utah. His dissertation was titled “Debtors in consumer bankruptcy: Navigating 2005 bankruptcy reform.” In addition to his research work, Dr. Pace has taught a variety of economics courses at the University of Utah and Westminster College.  He currently teaches in the M.P.P. and M.P.A. programs at the University of Utah.