William Rogers is a senior research fellow in the Center for Economics and the Environment and an associate professor of economics in Lindenwood’s Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship. Rogers joined Lindenwood in 2016, having been on the economics faculty at the University of Missouri at St. Louis since 2004.
Rogers specializes in the field of urban economics where he studies the role of private land-use regulation, foreclosures, and the relationship between housing markets and labor markets. He has a particular passion teaching the connection between economic theory, statistical analysis and programming implementation. Rogers has worked as a consultant on Saint Louis area research projects focused on labor unions, TIFs, property taxes, housing prices and higher education. He also actively works as an expert witness estimating financial losses for litigation.
Dr. Rogers received his BA in International Economics from Hastings College (1999) and his MA and PhD from Colorado State University (2001, 2004).