Professor, Department Chair
Matthew R. Roelofs received his Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1996. He taught at Calvin College during the 1996-97 academic year and joined the faculty at Western in the fall of 1997. Roelofs' teaching and research interests include industrial organization, managerial economics, experimental economics, game theory, environmental economics, and microeconomic theory. His current research projects include work on experimental auction markets, an investigation of pricing of local telephone service, an examination of market power in the bicycle component industry, and public goods experiments. He received the Dean's research award in 1998 and in 2002.