Read Smith’s UPDATED plans as of August 5, 2020,
for an entirely remote fall 2020 semester.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics
Contact & Office Hours
Tuesday, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Thursday, noon–1 p.m.
Or by appointment.
Pierce Hall 205
Ph.D., M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., M.Sc., University of Chile
Jorge Vasquez is a microeconomist with research interests in industrial organization, behavioral economics, and law and economics. His research has focused on the design of regulatory mechanisms to control market power, the role of empathy in shaping strategic behavior and market outcomes, and the effects of self-protection in the determination of crime rates.
Vasquez holds a professional degree in industrial engineering and a master's in economics from the University of Chile. He received his doctorate in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
“Monopoly Regulation under Asymmetric Information: Prices versus Quantities,” with Leonardo J. Basso and Nicolas Figueroa) RAND Journal of Economics, 48(3), 557-578, 2017 [lead article].