Philip Mizzi

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801
Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
9801

Biography

Philip Mizzi is an associate professor in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. His research areas include consumer theory and applications; managerial decision analysis; and applied game theory. He joined ASU in 1988. His prior academic appointments include positions with Texas A&M University and Cleveland State University. 

He was an Arizona Cardinals Community Quarterback Award Honoree (2008) and received the Arizona State University Outstanding Teacher Award from the School of Global Management MBA Alumni Advisory Board (2007); Han Kachina Volunteer Honoree, Han Kachina Council, State of Arizona (2005); Special Recognition by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano for Service to the Community and the State of Arizona, Office of the Governor (2003); Arizona State University President’s Award for Team Excellence, Virtual University (1998);  Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award (1996) and Arizona State University MBA Alumni Outstanding Faculty Contribution Award (1996). 

Professor Mizzi is on the board of directors for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul (2008-Present) and serves with the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (2005-Present). 

Education

  • Ph.D. Texas A&M University 1984
  • B.A. Rockford College 1980

Publications

Representative Publications:

  • W E Stein and P J Mizzi, “The Harmonic Consistency Index for the Analytic Hierarchy Process,” European Journal of Operational Research, 177 (1), pages 488-497, 2007.
  • M B Meznar, J H Johnson, and P J Mizzi, “No News is Good News? Press Coverage and Corporate Public Affairs Management,” Journal of Public Affairs, 6 (1) pages 58-68, 2006.
  • W E Stein and P J Mizzi, "An Analysis of Exotic Wagers in a Parimutuel Setting," Applied Economics, 2003, Volume 35, Pages 415-421.
  • J M Carey and P J Mizzi, "Pull-down Versus Traditional Menu Types: An Empirical Comparison," Behaviour and Information Technology, 1996, Volume 15, Number 2, pages 84-95.
  • W E Stein, P J Mizzi, and R C Pfaffenberger, “A Stochastic Dominance Analysis of Ranked Voting Systems with Scoring,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 74, Number 2, June 1994, Pages 78-85.
  • P J Mizzi and T P McWilliams, “How Additional information Leads to Superior Decisions for Rational Contestants,” Decision Line, Volume 24, Number 5, September/October 1993, pages 6-7, 33.
  • W E Stein, R C Pfaffenberger, and P J Mizzi, “A Stochastic Dominance Comparison of Truncated Normal Distributions,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 67, Number 2, June 1993, Pages 259-266.
  • P T Lieu, P J Mizzi, and S N White, “Consumer Demand with Variable Preferences in Taiwan: An Application of the Generalized Fechner-Thurstone Direct Utility Function,” Journal of Asian Economics, Volume 3, Number 2, Fall 1992, Pages 263-276.
  • A M Dillinger, W E Stein, and P J Mizzi, “Risk Averse Decisions in Business Planning,” Decision Sciences, Volume 23, Number 4, July/August 1992, Pages 1003-1008.
  • A Nahavandi, P J Mizzi, and A R Malekzadeh, “Executive Type A Personality as a Determinant of Environmental Perception and Firm Strategy,” Journal of Social Psychology, Volume 132, Number 1, February 1992, Pages 59-68.
  • W E Stein and P J Mizzi, “Estimation of the Degree of Market Inefficiency in Place and Show Betting at the Racetrack,” Mathematical and Computer Modeling, Volume 15, Number 9, September 1991, Pages 55-64.
  • A Nahavandi, A R Malekzadeh, and P J Mizzi, “Corporate Strategy: Leaders and How They Manage” Journal of Business Strategy, Volume 12, Number 3, May/June 1991, Pages 47-49.
  • P J Mizzi, “Capital Adjustment Costs: A Nonrenewable Resource Industry,” Southern Economic Journal, Volume 54, Number 1, July 1987, Pages 168-173.
  • P J Mizzi, S C Maurice, and G Anders, “The Nickel Industry: Continued Response to a Changing Environment,” Resources Policy, Volume 13, Number 1, March 1987, Pages 35-46.

 

Research Activity

Courses

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
ECN 221Business Statistics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
ECN 221Business Statistics
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
ECN 221Business Statistics
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
ECN 221Business Statistics
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
ECN 221Business Statistics
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 212Microeconomic Principles
ECN 221Business Statistics
ECN 501Statistics for Managers
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 221Business Statistics
ECN 475Capstone in Economics
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 231Honors Business Statistics
ECN 501Statistics for Managers

Honors/Awards

  • Arizona Cardinals Community Quarterback Award Honoree (2008)
  • Arizona State University Outstanding Teacher Award from the School of Global Management MBA Alumni Advisory Board (2007)
  • Han Kachina Volunteer Honoree, Han Kachina Council, State of Arizona (2005)
  • Special Recognition by Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano for Service to the Community and the State of Arizona, Office of the Governor (2003)
  • Arizona State University Presidents Award for Team Excellence, Virtual University (1998)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award (1996)
  • Arizona State University MBA Alumni Outstanding Faculty Contribution Award (1996) 

Professional Associations

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Service

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership: Glendale Community Council, Vice President, 1998-1999; Partners for Progress, Executive Board; State of Arizona Department of Education

Professional Leadership: Executive Board,The American Committee on Asian Economic Studies, 1994-1996, 1998-2003; Reviewer: Decision Sciences, Southern Economic Journal, International Journal of Forecasting