John Tilton, Research Professor and University Professor Emeritus


Contact Info
Office: Room 110, Engineering Hall
Phone: 303.273.3482
Fax: 303.273.3416
Tilton CVPDF versionText only version
PhD, Economics, Yale University
MA, Economics, Yale University
BA, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton
Courses Taught
  • EBGN 311 Microeconomics
  • EBGN 535 Economics of Metal Industries and Markets
  • EBGN 590 Econometrics and Forecasting
Professional Experience
2005-present   Research Professor of Economics and Business, and University Professor Emeritus, Colorado School of Mines
2003-present   Professor, Department of Mining Engineering, School of Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
2008-2008   Guest Professor, Institute of Environmental Decisions, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
1985-2005   William J. Coulter Professor of Mineral Economics, Colorado School of Mines
2002-2002   Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Energy Sciences, Kyoto University
1994-1998   Director, Division of Economics and Business, Colorado School of Mines
1992-1992   Fulbright Scholar, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris
1991-1991   Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future
1972-1985   Professor of Mineral Economics, The Pennsylvania State University
1982-1984   Research Leader, Mineral Trade and Markets Project, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
1977-1977   Economic Affairs Officer, Minerals and Metals Branch, Commodities Division, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
1970-1972   Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Maryland
1967-1970   Research Associate, Economic Studies Division, The Brookings Institution
Research Specialization
  • Mining: economic and policy issues
  • Depletion and the availability of mineral commodities
  • Metal production, trade, and use
  • Recycling
  • Material substitution
  • Commodity markets
  • Natural resource economics


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