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Mertens, William G Instructor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Mertens' research interests are in the fields of public choice economics, international trade and the education of economics. 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.

keywords

  • public choice economics, institutional political economy, international trade, economic education

Teaching

courses taught

  • ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4221 Political and Public Choice Economics (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4808 Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4939 Internship/Seminar (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 4939 Internship/Seminar (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics (Summer 2018)
  • ECON 4413 International Trade (Summer 2018)
  • ECON 2010 Principles of Microeconomics (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4535 Natural Resource Economics (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4808 Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4818 Introduction to Econometrics (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4939 Internship/Seminar (Spring 2018)

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