Steve Perez
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (Interim)

Academic Affairs
Sacramento State

6000 J Street 
Sacramento, CA 95819-6016 
Phone: (916) 278-6331 
Fax: (916) 278-7648

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Meet the Provost

Steve Perez is Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs (interim) and a Professor of Economics at California State University, Sacramento. After receiving his B.A. degree in economics at the University of California, San Diego, he received his Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of California, Davis in 1994. He taught economics at Virginia Commonwealth University and Washington State University before coming to California State University, Sacramento in 2001. He teaches macroeconomics at all levels as well as econometrics, sports economics, labor economics, and mathematics for economists.

Professor Perez's research explores most macroeconomic topics. But, in particular he is interested in evaluating the ability of econometric techniques to discover the truth, issues of causality in macroeconomics, and sports economics. His articles appear in many economics journals, including The Journal of Sports Economics, The Journal of Monetary Economics, The Econometrics Journal, Economics Letters, The Journal of Economic Methodology, Public Finance and Management, The Journal of Economics and Business, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Applied Economics, and The Journal of Macroeconomics.


Cheryl J. Johnson 
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