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Brett Jordan

  • Economics and Business
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401


  • PhD Candidate - Mineral and Energy Economics, Colorado School of Mines, May 2017 (Expected)
  • M.S. Mineral and Energy Economics, Colorado School of Mines, 2014
  • B.B.A. Economics, Texas State University - San Marcos, 2012


  • My research uses micro-econometrics to study the non-renewable resource and extractive industries. I am currently investigating mining firm behavior in response to community environmental attitudes. I have also worked on issues related to multi-product mining, long run mineral price formation, mineral supply chains, and metal applications in clean energy technology.
  • You can find abstracts and full texts of all of my papers on my personal site.


  • Jordan, Brett W. "The impact of environmental attitudes on mining operations." 2016. (Job Market Paper)
  • Jordan, Brett W. "Behavior of multi-product mining firms." 2016. (R&R at Resource and Energy Economics)
  • Jordan, Brett W., Roderick G. Eggert, Brent W. Dixon, and Brett W. Carlsen. "Thorium: Crustal abundance, joint production, and economic availability." Resources Policy 44 (2015): 81-93.