William Mertens

Associate Teaching Professor​
Econ 12A
Telephone: 303.492.4784
Dept. Phone: 303.735.5500
Email: william.mertens@colorado.edu

Office Hours

Public Choice Economics and International Trade

PhD–University of Colorado at Boulder
MA–University of Colorado at Boulder
BA–University of Michigan 

PhD, University of Colorado, 2000, is an Associate Teaching Professor​ specializing in teaching undergraduate classes in economic theory. His research interests are in the fields of public choice economics and international trade. He has examined the political effects of international political economic sanctions policies, particularly as applied to dictatorships. He has also conducted a public choice analysis of the motivations behind uses of different immigration policies, and more recently he is focused on research into the pedagogy of economics.