Business cycles, economic growth and recovery, monetary policy, fiscal policy, federal debt and deficits, size of government and economic growth, economic theory, business cycles, unions/union strikes
Title: Professor emeritus
Office Phone: 303-556-3218
Interviewed by: 7NEWS, KBDI-12, Univision, 9NEWS
John Cochran is emeritus professor of economics and emeritus dean of the Metropolitan State University Denver School of Business. Prior to serving as dean, Cochran served as chair and professor of economics.
He has taught at Metropolitan State University of Denver since 1981.
Cochran also is a senior scholar at the Ludwig Von Mises Institute—the leading research and educational center of libertarian political theory—and the Austrian School of Economics.
Cochran co-authored “The Hayek-Keynes Debate: Lessons for Current Business Cycle Research” and has published numerous scholarly articles on the refinement and development of the Mises/Hayek Austrian theory of the business cycle. In addition to his scholarly publications, Cochran has frequently provided commentary on current economic conditions at www.mises.org and the local media.
Cochran was on the faculty at the first Young America Foundation seminar on economic education. In March 2003, Cochran delivered the Ludwig Von Mises Memorial Lecture at the Austrian Scholars Conference 9 at the Ludwig Von Mises Institute. Cochran also testified before the Congressional Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology chaired by Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).