Colin Sleeper

PhD Student

ECON 1006A


Colin is a Ph.D. student at the University of New Mexico primarily interested in the economics of healthcare. His specific research interests lie in analyzing and informing policy related to substance abuse disorder and treatment, as well as addressing inefficiency and inaccessibility in current healthcare. He graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. in Economics from The Gatton School and a B.A. in Environmental Sustainability Studies. Personal hobbies include mountain biking and snowboarding.

Research Interests:

  • Healthcare Economics
  • Risky Health Behavior- Substance Use Disorder
  • Environmental Economics
  • Economics of Crime and Poverty