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Ryan Mattson

Ryan S. Mattson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics

Office: Classroom Center, Room 222A
Email: rmattson@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2509

Professional Profile

Dr. Mattson joined the College of Business in 2014. He received a B.A. in Economics, Mathematics, and Spanish from the University of Kansas, an M.A. in Economics from Southern Methodist University in 2007 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Kansas in 2013.

Teaching and Research

Dr. Mattson teaches Principles of Macroeconomics, Money and Banking, International Finance, Economic Development, and Latin American Economies.

As a Research Associate for the Center for Financial Stability and a member of the Society for Economic Measurement, Dr. Mattson advocates the use of theoretically consistent, transparent, and rigorous economic measures and data. He serves as a co-adviser of the Economics Club and Economics Book Series.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Mattsons’ research interests include Divisia monetary aggregates, monetary policy, US and Latin American economic aggregates, economic development, and exchange rates.

Personal Sketch

Dr. Mattson lives in Canyon with his wife Arely and their two children: Eva and Elias.

 

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