Mark Whitmeyer is an economic theorist and assistant professor in the Department of Economics. He specializes on the use of information to enhance profits or market outcomes. He has broad interests, with publications in both health economics and finance. He is currently working on the interaction between advertised prices, product information and competition. After obtaining his PhD, Whitmeyer spent a year as a postdoctoral fellow at the prestigious Hausdorff Center for Mathematics and the Institute for Microeconomics in Bonn, Germany.