Written by Warren Palmer Wednesday, 09 February 2011 14:29
Warren Bruce Palmer Profile
Warren Bruce Palmer (Ph.D., M.A. University of Wisconsin; B.A. University of Montana) is a Professor in the Department of Economics and the Coleman Foundation Chair in Entrepreneurship at Beloit College, where he has been teaching since 1992. He teaches Principles of Economics, Financial Accounting, Business Finance, The Chinese Economy and Economic Reform, Energy and Environmental Economics and The Life and Financial Planning Workshop. He is also a faculty member of the Environmental Studies major and of the Asian Studies program, previously serving as the chair of Asian Studies. Fall 2014 he will also lead the Department of Economics' Upton Forum.
His newest course, The Life and Financial Planning Workshop, is designed to help students identify the key financial decisions they will face following graduation, to help them learn the analytical tools to make wealth- and life-enhancing decisions and to help them recognize the potential entrepreneurial opportunities in choosing their life and career paths.
A late entrant into academia, Professor Palmer has driven school buses and dump trucks, worked in an oil refinery, owned a print shop, and worked as a publications consultant; he and his spouse designed and built their own home in the mountains outside of Missoula, Montana. He has engaged in various small business ventures continuously since 1975.
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