William Brock

Vilas Research Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Areas of Expertise:

  • Complex dynamics in economics
  • Mathematical economics

Brock is the Vilas Research Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he has taught economics since 1975. Brock received his PhD in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley. He is well known for his contributions to the theory of optimal growth, the breadth of applications of the intertemporal model to economics, and other aspects of nonlinear dynamics.

Brock has been a Fellow of the Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1992 and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economics Association since 2004. He currently serves on the Science Boards or the Center for NonLinear Dynamics in Economics and Finance (CeNDEF) in Amsterdam and The Resilience Alliance.

Research Projects

Robustness in Economic Models with Climate Change |  Heat Balance Climate Models

Recent Publications