Meet Our Faculty

Erol Balkan

Erol Balkan, Professor of Economics

B.A. and M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
Areas of expertise: formation of middle classes in developing countries, effects of short-term capital flows on the Turkish economy and economic development, international finance and political economy of the Middle East
Emily Conover

Emily Conover, Associate Professor of Economics

B.A. Wellesley College; M.Ec., Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Areas of expertise: international economic development and labor economics
Christophre Georges

Christophre Georges, Professor of Economics

B.A., Connecticut College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: macroeconomics
Paul Hagstrom

Paul Hagstrom, Professor of Economics

B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Areas of expertise: economics of poverty, immigration and immigrant policy
Mike Hsu

Mike Hsu, Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

B.S., University of Southern California; M.A., California State University-Fullerton; Ph.D., University of Houston
Areas of expertise: macroeconomics, international trade, economic growth
Elizabeth Jensen

Elizabeth Jensen, Professor of Economics

B.A., Swarthmore College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Areas of expertise: industrial organization, teaching industrial organization, the predictors of academic success in college and student course choice, antitrust and regulation and American economic history, and microeconomic theory
Derek Jones

Derek Jones, the Irma M. and Robert D. Morris Professor of Economics

B.A., Newcastle Upon Tyne; M.Sc., London School of Economics; Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of expertise: employee participation and human resource management practices, including employee ownership; insider econometrics, cooperatives, transition economies and Internet economics
Ann Owen

Ann Owen, Chair, Professor of Economics and the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of Public Policy

B.A., Boston University; M.B.A., Babson College; M.A. and Ph.D., Brown University
Areas of expertise: long-run growth, inequality, and sustainability
Javier Pereira

Javier Pereira, Assistant Professor of Economics

B.S., Universidad Torcuato Di Tella; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Washington
Areas of expertise: financial economics, banking, international finance
Jeffrey Pliskin

Jeffrey Pliskin, Associate Professor of Economics

B.A., SUNY Binghamton; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Michigan
Areas of expertise: profit sharing and flexible workplace practices and their effects on firm performance, prior information and biased estimation methods
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