Glenn Furton

Degree: Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Economics

Glenn Furton


Business Economics


  • Political Economy of Public Health and Environmental Economics
  • The Constitutional Political Economy of Federalist Systems
  • Public Choice
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Welfare Economics
  • Austrian Economics


Glenn Furton, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of economics at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He currently teaches Principles of Microeconomics, Economic Approach to Politics, Managerial Economics, Policy Issues in the History of Economic Thought and Applied Business Economics.

Furton’s areas of research include the political economy of public health and environmental economics, the constitutional political economy of federalist systems, public choice, law and economics, welfare economics and Austrian economics. He has published journal articles in “Beyond Market Failure and Government Failure,” “Emergent Politics and Constitutional Drift: The Fragility of Procedural Liberalism,” “Money and the Rule of Law” and “Private Governance and the Pricing of Political Enterprises.”

Furton received both his Ph.D. and master’s in agricultural and applied economics from Texas Tech University and his bachelor’s in business with a minor in economics from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2013.

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