Peter O. Steiner

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Peter Otto Steiner (July 9, 1922 – June 26, 2010) was a noted economist and Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Michigan. His research was on a wide range of topics and he published several books including (with Richard G. Lipsey) a standard textbook, and on the Economic Status of the Aged (Jointly with Robert Dorfman) but is perhaps best remembered for his work, also jontly with Dorfman, on advertising. The Dorfman–Steiner theorem carries his name. He also served as President of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).[1][2]

Selected publications[edit]


  • Steiner, Peter O. (1957). Mergers: Motives, effects, policies. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 
  • Steiner, Peter O.; Dorfman, Robert (1957). The economic status of the aged. University of California Press. 
  • Steiner, Peter O.; Lipsey, Richard G. (1966). Economics. New York: Harper & Row. 

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