Dr. Matthew Rousu is a Professor and Warehime Chair in the Department of Economics at Susquehanna University. He is an expert on experimental auction design and implementation. He uses his expertise on experimental auctions to study problems in agricultural economics, environmental economics, and public health. He has published more than 35 scholarly articles and his research has been cited over 1,200 times. Dr. Rousu has also done research on teaching and has innovated his classroom to keep students engaged. This innovation included “flipping” his Principles of Microeconomics class which allows for more active learning. His main teaching interests include microeconomics, political economic thought, and game theory.
Dr. Rousu has been quoted widely on many issues. Among the outlets that have quoted Dr. Rousu are the Associated Press, CBS Atlanta, The Chicago Tribute, Forbes, The NY Daily News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, US News and World Report, The Washington Post, Wikipedia, and Yahoo.com. He has also been a guest for 30-minute and one-hour radio shows several times for local stations, mainly to discuss the local, state, and national economy. He has received several external grants and has received awards for both teaching and research.
Dr. Rousu earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of South Dakota and a Ph.D. in Economics from Iowa State University.