Bilingual, Economic Impacts, Economics, Ethics/Ethical Studies, Immigration, Law, Marijuana, Politics/Public Policy
Securities and business law and regulation, Insider trading, Business economics, Stock exchanges, Securities and regulation, Economic analysis of political decisions, Economic analysis of campaign contributions, Business ethics, Economics of immigration, Economic analysis of foreign policy
Title: Associate Professor
Office Phone: 303-615-0116
Alternate Phone: 720-427-3276
Interviewed by: Colorado Sun, Univision, KNRV, La Buena Onda, 9NEWS, Forbes Magazine, The Huffington Post, DailyFinance, Business Inside Australia, The Fiscal Times, Reason, Money. RO (Romania), CNBC, The Colorado Sun, CGTN America
Additional 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.