Academic interests

Mergers and Acquisitions; R&D strategy; Market games and simulations; Industrial Organization


Patrick Meister earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan. He has been teaching at IUPUI for four years, and before that he taught at Ithaca College. His main area of research is in Industrial Organization, and his more particular areas of interest include mergers and acquisitions as well as in-class market games and simulations. He has been published in journals such as Economic Inquiry and the Journal of Economic Education.


Intro to Microeconomics; Intro to Macroeconomics; Labor Economics; International Economics; Topics in Applied Microeconomics


IUPUI Athletic Dept. Favorite Professor (student nominated) 2016 IUPUI Athletic Dept. Outstanding Professor (student nominated) 2014


Economic Inquiry; Journal of Economic Education; Atlantic Economic Journal; Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences; New York State Economics Association Proceedings


Coordinator and co-coach of the IUPUI Economics Club's Fed Challenge competition team