Economic analysis of campaign contributions, business economics, stock exchanges, securities and regulation, economic analysis of political decisions, economic analysis of campaign contributions, insider trading
Title: Associate professor
Office Phone: 303-556-3131
Alternate Phone: 720-427-3276
Interviewed by: Univision, KNRV, La Buena Onda, 9NEWS, Forbes Magazine
Languages Spoken: French
Padilla teaches Principles of Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Law & Economics and A Citizen's Guide to Economics.
He has taught at Metropolitan State University of Denver since 2002.
Padilla has published several academic papers on insider trading in the Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Commentaries in Law & Economics and Florida State Business Review.
His current research involves studying how insider trading is perceived among academics and non-academics. Other research interests include studying self-governance mechanisms in non-traditional industries with a focus on the adult film industry.
Padilla is the director of the Exploring Economic Freedom Project at MSU Denver, which educates students and the general public about the role of economic and political freedom in promoting entrepreneurship, economic growth, prosperity and peace.