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David Sanders

Assistant Professor
Department of Economics

Program Director
One-Year MBA


M.A. in Economics, University of Missouri-St. Louis
B.S. in Political Science, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Research Interests

Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Law and Economics, Economics of Professional Sports

Professional Experience

  • Consultant, Testing Algorithms LLC, Ballwin, Mo. (2020 - Present)
  • Account Manager/Bookkeeper, Magpies Inc., R&D Land, St. Charles, Mo. (1996 - 2011, 2012 - 2017)
  • Founder, D&K Acquisitions (2013)

Publications and Media Placements

Rishe, P., Sanders, D. and Reese, J. 2016. “A Heterogeneous Analysis of Secondary Market Behavior at College Football Bowl Games”. Sports Marketing Quarterly. Vol. 25(2). 

Honors and Awards

  • Debra J. Barbeau Faculty Service Award (2019, 2022)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Outstanding Teacher Award (2019)
  • Avis E. Meyer Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award (2017 - 2018)
  • Saint Louis University Faculty Excellence Award (2016)

Community Work and Service

Vice President of Fundraising, Staunton Elementary School, Fenton, Mo. (2021 - Present)
Volunteer Youth Sports Coach, St. Louis area