John Tilton, Research Professor and University Professor Emeritus


Contact Info
Office: Room 110, Engineering Hall
Phone: 303.273.3485
Fax: 303.273.3416

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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    Profesor de la Cátedra de Economía de Minerales, Escuela de Ingeniería, 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
  • Natural resource economics
  • Environmental economics
  • International trade
  • Industrial organization
  • Mining: economic and policy issues
  • Depletion and the availability of mineral commodities
  • Metal production, trade, and use
  • Recycling
  • Material substitution
  • Commodity market
  • Mineral commodities, the environment, and sustainable development


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