David C. Rose
David C. Rose is a professor of economics at the University of Missouri–St. Louis and is a member of the Missouri Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He has published scholarly articles in a wide range of areas. His most recent work focuses on how the evolution of free market societies affected, and was affected by, American culture. He has written two books, The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior, and Why Culture Matters Most (both from Oxford University Press). He is currently working on a new book titled POWER: The Making of the Modern World. He also frequently contributes to policy debates through radio interviews and op-eds on topics ranging from social security, monetary policy, fiscal policy, judicial philosophy, healthcare reform, and free speech. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Missouri State University and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia.