Experience & Background
Will is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Azusa Pacific University (APU) where he teaches courses in Microeconomic Theory, Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics, and Econometrics. He is a recent addition to the Phillips, Fractor & Company, LLC expert team. He is conducting ongoing research in economic impact analysis, business valuation, and labor loss analysis.
While working towards his doctoral degree, Will conducted research on network effects, bargaining, and industrial organization. His dissertation primarily explores technological advancement in network effect markets, such as much of the hi-tech industry. It additionally touches on understanding agent bargaining situations, where a single negotiator might represent the interests of multiple parties.
Will also worked as a graduate research assistant at the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy at the University of Arizona (UA) and contributed to projects analyzing the impact of E-Verify legislation on firms, an economic impact evaluation on how changes in border enforcement strategies effected local towns in Arizona, as well as demographic comparison studies.
Will received his B.S. in Economics with a concentration in Quantitative and Econometric Methods and a minor in Mathematics from Sonoma State University and obtained his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of Arizona (UA).