Tippie professor adapts economic model to understand vaccine hesitancy

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Richard Peter and his colleague have conducted research to help public health officials better understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and tailor messaging to address it.

Tippie researcher designs new model to help understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Monday, August 30, 2021

Infections and hospitalizations from COVID-19 are on the rise again but millions of Americans are still hesitant to take a vaccine to protect them. A Tippie researcher recently adapted a long-standing econmic model of decision-making to include people's resistance to the vaccine to make it easier for epidemiologists, economists, and public health experts to forecast the virus’ impact despite this hesitation. 

Richard Peter wins Tippie College’s highest tenure-track teaching award

Monday, May 17, 2021

Richard Peter, Associate Professor of Finance, received the Tippie College’s Collegiate Teaching Award for tenure-track faculty at the college’s annual faculty/staff recognition event. The Collegiate Teaching Award recognizes excellence in teaching and each of the college’s six academic departments nominates a faculty member for the award. A committee of former Collegiate Teaching Award winners selected Richard Peter for this honor.

Proof: Associate Professor Richard Peter has it

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Richard Peter writes his theoretical models by hand. Sheet after sheet of symbols and signs that may leave you scratching your head.

For the untrained eye, looking at his step-by-step derivations may raise lots of questions, but for the Department of Finance’s award-winning researcher, they answer questions.

Expert advice on how to get the best car insurance

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Associate Professor of Finance Richard Peter gave his expert advice on choosing car insurance on moneygeek.com. 


In the news

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Finance faculty members Thomas Berry-Stoelzle, Richard Peter, and Thomas Rietz comment on research in recent news articles in the Business Record. You must have a Business Record account to access the stories.

2017's best & worst states for teen drivers

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

To help parents ensure their teens’ safety while also safeguarding their finances, WalletHub analyzed the teen-driving environment in each of the 50 states using a collection of 21 key metrics. Our data set ranges from number of teen driver fatalities to average cost of car repairs to presence of impaired-driving laws. Read on for our findings, expert commentary and a full description of our methodology.