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AFEE Service Award

Beginning in 2017, the AFEE Service Award is given annually in recognition of service activities in aid of organizations and programs that enhance evolutionary institutional economics. Such activities might include, but are not intended to be limited to, active mentoring, whether directly or by service as a referee for journals or as discussant at meetings, contributions to the reform of economic education and participation in innovative interdisciplinary projects, governmental or NGO service in pursuit of evolutionary social control of economies.




Steve Paschall is a partner in the Pittsburgh law firm, Lovett Bookman Harmon Marks, LLP, where he works in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and elder law.  He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of The River Project (NYC), the Board of Visitors for the University of  Pittsburgh School of Social Work, and recently completed a 3 year term on the Board of Directors of the Association for Evolutionary Economics.  He has served on the Board of Directors of the East Liberty Family Health Care Center, the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Elder Law Task Force.  Steve is adjunct faculty at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  He holds a JD from Duquesne University School of Law (1992), MSW from the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work (1974), MS (Econ) from Oklahoma State University (1972) and BA (Econ) from Oklahoma City University (1970).  He is co-author with Glen Atkinson of Law and Economics from an Evolutionary Perspective, Edward Elgar Publishing, Inc., 2016.  Steve is married to Debra Paschall.  They have a daughter, Kelli Donahue, and three grandchildren, Michael, Rory and Reagan.